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ABF study reveals the threats that COVID-19 poses to the affordability and accessibility of housing in the small-building rental sector

American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Anna Reosti, along with University of Illinois at Chicago Ph.D. candidate Allison Suppan Helmuth, published a new report detailing the experiences of small-building and owner-occupant landlords in Chicago and their responses to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Rental Property Management: Insights from a Chicago Case Study, drew on 69 in-depth interviews with independent, small-scale landlords across the Chicagoland area, most of whom live in two-flats and three-flats.

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Podcast 7: Rule of Law: World Tour Dec 23, 2021

In episode seven we’re covering the rule of law and exploring its relationship with legal professionals and the public around the world. What is the rule of law, and how does it relate to… more

American Bar Foundation Appoints New Research Professor from the University of Chicago Sep 22, 2021

CHICAGO, September 22, 2021- The American Bar Foundation (ABF) has appointed Reuben Jonathan Miller as Research Professor. Beginning in Fall 2021, Miller will join the other residential ABF faculty… more

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