Supporters hope the measure will allow the city to craft better housing policies to protect long-time residents.
The six-story design calls for 45 units, a community mural, and 31 parking spaces.
The measure aims to boost the number of affordable units on the city’s Near North and Near West sides.
Vandalism by anti-gentrification activists has solicited a strong reaction from affordable housing advocates.
Can an Obama Library bump add more momentum to the city’s South Side?
A long-proposed development for Logan Square may be delayed indefinitely if a dispute between the alderman and landowner is not resolved.
The sale of a cluster of buildings on Milwaukee Avenue could trigger the next tower proposal for Logan Square
Today, the City Council voted to approve nearly $16 million in TIFs for the redevelopment of the old Cuneo Hospital site (later Maryville Academy) in Uptown. Thirteen aldermen voted against the plan while 37 voted in favor.
Residents of the Julia C. Lathrop Homes are gearing up for a protest next week against the plan from the Lathrop Community Partners and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) that will return only 400 of the development’s original 925 public housing units.
The new 40-unit transit-oriented development being built at 1515-1517 W. Haddon in Wicker Park is over 70% leased two and a half months before its opening.
New York's Property Markets Group's plan to bring apartments and green space to a vacant 7.85-acre lot at the northeast corner of 18th Street and Peoria is being opposed by Pilsen Alderman Danny Solis (25th) over affordable housing requirements.
Opponents contend that the plan's 400 units of public housing is an insufficient replacement for the site's current 935 low-income apartments.
Similar communities in cities across the country have struggled
The limestone-clad building may be the focus of a new mixed-use proposal in the coming months.