Office of Student Research

The Office of Student Research offers financial and academic support to help students interested in developing and executing research and mission-related creative and scholarly projects.

Equitable Mobility in the Housing Choice Voucher Program

On March 1st, 2018, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) implemented a new policy to determine eligibility for exception payment standards in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. Under this new policy, CHA changed from the concept of opportunity areas to the concept of mobility areas. According to CHA, the purpose of this change was to…

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Advocacy in the Parks with Juanita Irizarry

Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director of Friends of the Parks, joined the Policy Research Collaborative for the third installment of our Speakers Series Initiative. For Irizarry, Friends of the Parks works towards the goal of preserving, improving, and promoting the usage of Chicago’s parks and open spaces under its commitment to the ideal of “open, clear…

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