Thousands have survived one pandemic winter, only to now face another, still waiting for shelters to have spaces for them, to hear their names called for a public housing unit.
Alejandro Morales’s death doesn’t just leave a hole in Chicago’s DIY music scene—it’s a loss to community activists, to affordable housing advocates, and to countless friendships.
Progressive aldermen and landlord lobby balk at “fair notice” ordinance
Chicago’s Department of Housing takes a major step toward transparency.
Lift the Ban Coalition braces for a 2020 fight in Springfield
An architecture critic and a housing reporter visit a new exhibition in Milwaukee.
Could a design contest help replenish Chicago’s affordable housing stock?
The far-northwest-side aldermanic race may hinge on affordable housing—but not the way you think.
Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
The First and 26th Wards will vote on a nonbinding referendum that asks whether Illinois should lift the ban on rent control—prohibited in the state since 1997.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
They may have little name recognition and no campaign funds, but the regular people running for mayor are committed to making the city thrive.
Lift the Ban Coalition steps up pressure for state senate vote on rent control bill
How an unwritten tradition among Chicago’s aldermen allows them to block affordable housing in white wards.
The historic neighborhood is getting 38 units of affordable housing inside a new $18 million artists’ enclave.