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With the Illinois Affordable Housing Tax Credit (or Donations Tax Credit) scheduled to expire at the end of the year, CAA urged the General Assembly...

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Mayor Emanuel's $8.22 billion 2017 budget proposal released this week at a special meeting of the city council contains no property tax increase or...

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MEDIA STATEMENT ON PROPOSED CHICAGO WATER AND SEWER TAX CHICAGO — In response to the Chicago City Council’s proposed $239 million water...

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Section 8 rents not the whole issue To the Editor: Crain’s reporter Alby Gallun’s August 1 cover story “A New Start”...

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CAA Board Approves Dues Changes for 2017 The continuing upward trend in rents, occupancy rates and new construction offer unprecedented growth...

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Shared Housing Ordinance "Prohibited Building List" Affidavit Now AvailableThe Chicago City Council passed the shared housing ordinance on June 22...

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Criminal Conviction Screening Policies: Best Practices to Avoid Dipsarate Impact LiabilityNAA White Paper May 2016 The Department of Housing and...

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CAA has been active in the discussions taking place on Mayor Emanuel’s proposed ordinance governing shared housing units. CAA’s focus...

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(April 7, 2016) This week HUD issued fair housing guidance that extends protections for individuals with criminal histories. The guidance seeks to...

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The Illinois General Assembly is on a one-week hiatus in observance of Passover. Last week, there was a flurry of activity as each chamber rushed...

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A rash of recent lawsuits over technical violations of the Chicago RLTO were filed in Cook County Circuit Court and demonstrate the need for reform....

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CAA leaders met recently with Secretary Bryan Schneider of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation where he described the...

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