NEWS FROM CHICAGO HOUSING INITIATIVE

When he was a resident of the Wilson Men’s Hotel in Uptown, Lamont Burnett paid $340 a month for a tiny cubicle room in the building, where he shared a bathroom with 75 men, he said.  But after the building was purchased by a developer in 2017 and shut down so it...

November 25, 2019

By Alex Nitkin  - November 25, 2019

Members of the Our Home Chicago coalition rallied outside of the New City apartment and entertainment complex Friday. [Alex Nitkin/The Daily Line]  Read full coverage here:  http://thedailyline.net/chicago/11/25/2019/housing-organizer...

November 22, 2019

"...On Friday, the “Our Home, Chicago” coalition is planning a protest in Lincoln Park over a development that they say skirted affordable housing requirements. The coalition has crafted the Development for All Ordinance that calls for reform by increasing the affordab...

July 24, 2019

A group of about 20 aldermen is reintroducing a series of ordinances aimed at increasing affordable housing in Chicago—in some cases, tripling the number of affordable units developers would have to build.

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