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Safe, Decent and Affordable: Transportation Costs of Affordable Housing in the Chicago Region
by CNT

CNT applied the H+T Index to 248 multifamily properties financed by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) from 2001-2008 in the Chicago region. The study reveals the average transportation costs in these locations and measures the degree to which residents enjoyed access to local amenities, regional jobs, public transit, and other opportunities-all major factors in the affordability equation.

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