Anti-gentrification ordinance halts demolitions near The 606 for six months
Supporters hope the measure will allow the city to craft better housing policies to protect long-time residents.
Affordable modular apartments pitched for vacant Pilsen corner
The six-story design calls for 45 units, a community mural, and 31 parking spaces.
Affordable housing initiative to curb gentrification heads to Chicago City Council
The measure aims to boost the number of affordable units on the city’s Near North and Near West sides.
Affordable housing groups respond to vandalism of ward office
Vandalism by anti-gentrification activists has solicited a strong reaction from affordable housing advocates.
In Woodlawn, community development sparks talk of neighborhood renewal
Can an Obama Library bump add more momentum to the city’s South Side?
Logan Square landlord and alderman at odds over evictions
A long-proposed development for Logan Square may be delayed indefinitely if a dispute between the alderman and landowner is not resolved.
Could another rental tower rise over Logan Square?
The sale of a cluster of buildings on Milwaukee Avenue could trigger the next tower proposal for Logan Square
Renters prepare for big rally at Daley Plaza
The event is just one of many happening for the Renters Day of Action
City Council approves TIF for Uptown development
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.
Lathrop residents planning protest against CHA
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.
New Wicker Park TOD Nearly Leased Up Before Opening
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.
Aldermanic Zoning Change Blocks New Pilsen Apartments
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.
Protestors: Too Few Low-Income Units in Lathrop Plan
Opponents contend that the plan's 400 units of public housing is an insufficient replacement for the site's current 935 low-income apartments.
Chicago's Thriving Chinatown Community is a Model for Others
Similar communities in cities across the country have struggled
Landmark Logan Square Building Poised for Redevelopment
The limestone-clad building may be the focus of a new mixed-use proposal in the coming months.