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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
Alan Banks Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly
Rob Breymaier Oak Park Regional Housing Center
Lakesha Brown U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Allison Clements
Committee Co-Chair
Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
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 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
Jane Hornstein Cook County Bureau of Economic Development
Michael Horsting Regional Transportation Authority
Richard Koenig Housing Opportunity Development Corporation
Christine Kolb Focus Development
Valerie Kretchmer Valerie S. Kretchmer Associates
Rosa Ortiz Enterprise Community Partners
Carrol Roark DuPage County Community Development
Jolene Saul Chicago Housing Authority
Andrew Williams-Clark  Village of Oak Park
Lakeshia Wright South Suburban Housing Collaborative
Stacie Young The Preservation Compact
Art Zwemke Robert Arthur Land Company


2016 Meeting Calendar

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

January 21-CANCELLED

February 18

March 17

April 21

May 19

June 16

July 21

August 18-NO MEETING

September 15

October 20

November 17

December 15



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