Progressive aldermen and landlord lobby balk at “fair notice” ordinance
As tenant calls for rent freezes grow louder amid the pandemic, Chicago landlords contemplate their options.
Lift the Ban Coalition braces for a 2020 fight in Springfield
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.
The complicated emotions of POC cops are palpable, but the portrayal of women feels outdated.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Lift the Ban Coalition steps up pressure for state senate vote on rent control bill
Little Village property owners are seeing benefits in a new proposed state senate bill.
A referendum on primary ballots in 77 Chicago precincts showed 75 percent support of repealing the Rent Control Preemption Act.
J.B. Pritzker and Daniel Biss both say the 1997 law needs to go.
A new grassroots coalition is mobilizing in the face of rising rents and no-cause evictions.
While having a lawyer improved prospects for tenants, data suggests landlords do better without them.
Despite growing interest in rent regulation, Pilsen residents facing displacement remain skeptical of lawmakers.
How conservatives preempted rent control before the public was ready to talk about it.
Also, the Chicago police have stopped using a dated, controversial training video.