Report Summary: "Unlocking Accessory Dwelling Unit in Chicago" presents recommendations to encourage the creation of accessory dwelling units in single-family homes and 2-4 flats as well as larger multi-family residential buildings to increase the supply of housing units in Chicago. Because of their smaller sizes and utilization of non-primary spaces such as basements and backyards, ADUs are likely be more affordable than regular units in their neighborhoods, thereby improving housing affordability. A key deliverable of ULI Chicago's ADU Initiative, this report was developed over the course of a year by engaging nearly 100 stakeholders including industry and community experts and City of Chicago staff and officials.
The City of Dallas asked ULI to convene an Advisory Services Panel, using the program’s new virtual format, to focus on a study area impacted by a recent tornado that passed through in October of 2019. Hear the panel chair and panelists present the p...
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The leading U.S. healthy building certification systems – WELL and Fitwel – have created new certification tools to respond to the threat of the coronavirus and help developers and landlords ensure that they are providing the healthiest indoor and ou...
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