NEWS FROM CHICAGO HOUSING INITIATIVE

January 18, 2018

CHI member organizations are working to "Lift the Ban" against rent control statewide.  Rent Regulation is an immediate pathway to preserve affordable housing.  It has been used in cities across the country to help working families afford to live where they choose, and...

January 9, 2018

"Activists gathered on Monday to protest a meeting with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in Chicago."
 

May 10, 2017

 A group of North and Northwest Side aldermen have committed to bringing at least 50 CHA-subsidized affordable housing into their wards and called for action on the Keeping the Promise Ordinance.  While parts of Chicago have a great deal of subsidized housing, many Nor...

March 6, 2017

"For extremely low-income households, there is a shortage of affordable housing across the U.S., according to a report released Thursday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

In Illinois, there are 32 available and affordable units for every 100 such h...

July 7, 2016

The following Aldermen agree that it is unacceptable for thousands of families to struggle and go homeless unnecessarily when the resources exist to help them.  These Aldermen are taking a stand that CHA needs to be reformed, and City Council needs to be more involved...

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