Michael Aumiller is a senior research associate with Woodstock Institute. Michael furthers Woodstock’s research initiatives through data preparation, quality control, managing the use of GIS, and by providing direct technical assistance to community stakeholders. Through his work at Woodstock, Michael works to gain a better understanding of the policies and practices that shape neighborhood economics.
“My work at Woodstock enables me to combine my passions for social and economic justice with my knowledge geographic information systems. Woodstock Institute is a leader in financial services and housing research, and I am committed to ensuring that our data remain informative and reliable.”
Michael received his B.S. from Illinois State University in Geography, concentrating in GIS and Urban Studies.
Recent posts by Michael Aumiller
The number of home purchase mortgage applications decreased in 2014 compared to 2013, but origination rates were up across the board in the Chicago six county region.
The Chicago six county region had an 11.2 percent decline in foreclosure filings, and Chicago a 9.6 percent decline, between 2014 and 2015. Chicago Community Areas with the greatest declines from 2014 to 2015 include Armour Square (60 percent), Forest Glen and Oakland (43 percent), and Irving Park (39 percent).