130905_data_portal_training.pdf Presented by Dan Fair on September 5, 2013 at Woodstock Institute’s office.
foreclosurefactsheet_1H2013_woodstock.pdf Aggregated by community area, ward, suburban region, and municipality, Woodstock’s first half 2013 foreclosure update offers community stakeholders the information they need to understand the scope of the problem and measure the success of their efforts.
decipheringblight_buitrago_june2013.pdf The report also makes several recommendations on data collection practices that would allow municipalities to better understand the scope of the vacant buildings problem in their communities, inform strategies for property redevelopment and reuse, and keep track of...
The Case for Banning Payday Lending – June 2013.pdf A key move in the industry’s playbook is to convince states that the best way to address predatory payday lending is to regulate the industry. But regulations in states that authorize payday...
Rainbow Push Economic Conditions 130518 Cowan.pdf Presentation by Vice President Spencer Cowan on Chicago area economic indicators for the Rainbow Push Coalition.
Rainbow Push Economic Conditions 130518 Cowan.pdf Presentation by Spencer Cowan on real estate trends on indicators such as foreclosures, vacant properties, population, and mortgage origination.
KAM slides 130501.pdf Woodstock President Dory Rand presented to the KAM Isaiah Israel on causes of inequality in housing, financial services, and retirement security, trends in home equity and outstanding mortgage debt, and how communities of color and low-income...
Presentation for the 2013 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington, D.C. Spencer Cowan presented on Woodstock Institute’s “Unequal Opportunity” report, which identified disparities in lending for women in the Chicago six-county region.
Female mortgage applicants are less likely to have their loans originated than are male mortgage applicants, Woodstock Institute finds in a new fact sheet.
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