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Great Cities Institute Cited on Stagnant Home Prices, Free Transit, and Growing Inequality in Chicago


Crain’s Chicago Business cites Chicago area unemployment research conducted by Teresa Córdova, director of the Great Cities Institute, and Matthew Wilson, and economic development planner with the institute, in an article examining factors related to the area’s stagnant home prices. Córodva and Wilson, who are both quoted in the piece, note that industry departures and population declines from the south suburbs and South Side have led to less demand for housing there and the declining home values. Crain's Chicago Business:  

The Chicago Reader quotes Matt Wilson, economic development planner in UIC’s Great Cities Institute, about the financial burden of transit fares for low-income residents and the feasibility of a free ride program.

Great Cities Institute, Voorhees Center, and Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy cited in an article from The Atlantic that examines poverty and segregation in Chicago.