Celebrating CVP’s Impact: 2021 Investor Report

Categories: CVP
2021 was yet another banner year for JCUA’s Community Ventures Program, during which we continued to build strong Chicagoland neighborhoods by supporting critical projects for affordable housing and economic development. Through CVP, JCUA partners with nonprofit developers, awarding zero-interest loans that get projects off the ground and create living-wage jobs for local residents. We strive to …

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JCUA to work on addressing homelessness through Bring Chicago Home campaign

Categories: Grassroots Organizing
Following a two-month selection process of proposals, presentations, and deliberation, the JCUA membership has voted to join Bring Chicago Home (BCH), a grassroots movement to combat homelessness in Chicago. The campaign seeks to create a dedicated revenue stream for permanent supportive housing by restructuring the way the city collects taxes when properties are bought and sold. Currently, Chicago collects a 1.2 percent tax on …

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