Posts tagged "grant"

Suit accuses director of Federal Housing Finance Agency of starving low-income rental housing program

Suit accuses director of Federal Housing Finance Agency of starving low-income rental housing program
It’s been five years since the National Housing Trust Fund was created to provide grants to states to invest in affordable rental housing for extremely low-income families. In that time, low-income renters and housing rights groups say the fund has failed at its stated goal. And they blame Ed DeMarco, the acting director of the... Read more »

The Chicago Reporter awarded two grants to bolster data, immigration reporting

The Chicago Reporter awarded two grants to bolster data, immigration reporting
We’re excited to announce that The Chicago Reporter has won two grants that will bolster our data-driven reporting and will give us the tools necessary to look at immigration policy in Mexico. The first grant we won was for $5,000 from IRE Data Journalism Fund, sponsored by Google Idea, best known for applying technological solutions... Read more »

The Chicago Reporter is expanding its online footprint

The Chicago Reporter is expanding its online footprint
During the past four decades, The Chicago Reporter has impacted the lives of an untold number of people. Our analytical eye on the racial and economic disparities in the region prompted an $8.7 billion settlement for discriminatory lending practices, sparked legislation governing the quality of nursing homes and prompted the Chicago City Council to create an ordinance aimed at vacant buildings. Now our... Read more »
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