Affordable Housing Fact Book

Free data on housing conditions in communities in Chicago and across Illinois

CRN provides detailed demographic and housing data in order to raise public awareness of housing and encourage public policies grounded in fact that prevent displacement, promote preservation, and encourage the production of new affordable housing.

Downloadable Fact Sheets

Detailed fact sheets for all community areas, counties, and wards in Chicago in individual, easy-to-print and share PDFs. Changes in population, reduced income, and increased housing costs threaten the housing security of thousands of Chicagoans.

Chicago Community Areas

Chicago Wards

The method, developed in our longstanding partnership with the Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood Improvement, analyzed data from the 2020 Census using the new ward boundaries.  To show neighborhood level change, trends are reflected from a comparison to 2010 data using 2015 ward boundaries.

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All wards

Illinois Counties

Newly updated as of October 2020 (based on the ACS 2018 5 Year Snapshot Data).

Custom data for your organization

We provide assistance to members and are available to consult on a wide variety of demographic and economic research topics.

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Section 8 Housing Data

Our Preservation Database provides data on Section 8 Housing properties throughout Illinois, including expiration data and status of contracts.

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MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Award Winner

The Chicago Rehab Network is a proud recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

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