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CMAP Housing Committee

Committee Charge

The charge to the CMAP housing committee is to provide advisory input to the CMAP board on proposed regional plans, projects, and policies by:

  • Providing the Board with guidance that conveys a housing based perspective,
  • Provide housing expertise and input to conduct effective land use and transportation planning, and
  • Prioritize housing-related projects, identify and understand regional needs, challenges and solutions.

CMAP seeks to explore sound policy decisions that assure residents of northeastern Illinois safe, decent and affordable places to live.

Committee Makeup

Rob Anthony Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County
Garland Armstrong Access Living
Heather Armstrong Access Living
Alan Banks Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly
Rob Breymaier Oak Park Regional Housing Center
Jennifer Chan DuPage County Community Development
Allison Clements
Committee Co-Chair
Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
Paul Coglan Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago
Adam Dontz LakeStar Advisors
Sarah Duda DePaul University Institute for Housing Studies
Benjamin Fenton Illinois Housing Development Authority
Nancy Firfer
Committee Chair
Metropolitan Planning Council

Patricia Fron/Sarah Delgado

Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance
Juliana Gonzalez-Crussi Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA)
Sharon Gorrell Illinois Association of Realtors
Wendell Harris Chicago Community Loan Fund
Michael Horsting Regional Transportation Authority
Christine Kolb Focus Development
Valerie Kretchmer Valerie S. Kretchmer Associates
Rosa Ortiz Enterprise Community Partners
Andrew Williams-Clark  Village of Oak Park
Lakeshia Wright South Suburban Housing Collaborative
Stacie Young The Preservation Compact


2017 Meeting Calendar

The Housing Committee meets bi-monthly on every other third Thursday of the month at 9:00 a.m. in the CMAP Offices:

January 19, 2017

March 16, 2017

May 18, 2017

July 20, 2017

September 21, 2017

November 16, 2017



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