Category Archives: Aurora TAP

ULI Chicago Panel Recommends Affordable Housing Strategies to City of Aurora

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, CHICAGO (February 21, 2014) – The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report with recommendations to improve affordable housing options in Aurora as a result of a two-day technical assistance panel convened in July of last year in partnership with the Metropolitan Planning Council. The 11-member expert panel, chaired by Lynn Ross, Executive Director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing, interviewed over 70 local stakeholders in … Read More

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Public Presentation for Aurora Housing TAP receives positive community response

Members of the ULI Chicago Aurora Housing TAP gave a public presentation of panel recommendations on November 20, 2013.  Approximately 35-40 people were present and heard remarks from Mayor Tom Weisner, City of Aurora, and Keith Gregory, Executive Director of the Aurora Housing Authority, followed by the panel presentation and a question and answer period.  The panel report will be available soon.  Review the panel Scope of Work Review news coverage of the panel presentation: November 20, 2013 – The Beacon-News – Real estate experts to present plans for Jericho site Read Full Article … Read More

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City of Aurora & Aurora Housing Authority Looking for Housing Strategies

The City of Aurora and the Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) engaged ULI Chicago  and the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) to conduct a two-day Technical Assistance Panel taking place July 11-12, 2013.  The purpose of the panel is to determine the most appropriate use for the 13-acre Jericho Circle site owned by the AHA, as well as recommend other strategies for the City and AHA to pursue to create additional housing opportunities throughout the City of Aurora. The panel will also explore the impact of the foreclosure crisis on neighborhood stabilization and shifts … Read More

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