Madeleine Hamlin

Madeleine Hamlin is a recent graduate of Master's programs in Geography and Public Administration from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Starting this fall, she will serve as the 2017 Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow at BPI, a law and policy center in Chicago, working in the areas of Housing and Community Development and Justice Reform.

Outside the entrance of the Cook County Jail

In Chicago, Another Public Housing Experiment: Prisoner Reentry

The enduring stigma against ex-offenders makes providing them with subsidized housing a tough sell in a city where affordable housing is in short supply.