Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH)
Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) is the only non-profit law firm in the Chicago area that focuses solely on low and moderate income renters in the private housing market. LCBH empowers truly disadvantaged renters, prevents wrongful eviction, and fights sub-standard living conditions to ensure all the Chicago neighbors can have a safe and decent place to live.
Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing will provide free legal and supportive services to improve housing stability for lower income renters while advocating for the rights of all renters until everyone in Chicago has a safe, decent, and affordable place to call home.
Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing believes that safe, decent and affordable housing is a basic human right, and they aspire to be the preeminent legal resource on housing justice for renters in the community.
In order to best achieve the mission, LCBH embraces the following values:
Mission Focus: They are committed to and engaged in the LCBH mission and communicate that with understanding and belief in the work.
Excellence: They treat all persons they come into contact with compassion and respect. They consistently strive to produce excellent work so that they are known as the "go-to" agency regarding renter advocacy issues.
Diversity: They embrace diversity as a cultural value engaging a variety of perspectives in order to provide the best advocacy, client services, and work environment.
Financial Health: They strive to maintain financial stability by creating and adhering to a strategic financial plan, reducing expenses, increasing unrestricted funding, and building reserves.
Balance: They recognize the need for a healthy balance between the professional and personal in order to retain good-quality staff and maintain a supportive office culture.See more