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Mumford and Sons' concert displaces homeless
Jun. 19, 2015
Uptown homeless got mixed messages about how the Cricket Hill concert would affect them.
Emanuel nominates new housing authority CEO
Jun. 8, 2015
Chicago officials have nominated the former CEO of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation as the acting leader of the Chicago Housing Authority.
Future of Finkl Steel site puts heat on new alderman
Jun. 2, 2015
As 2nd Ward alderman Brian Hopkins tries to get settled into his new job, a massive redevelopment project — and the diverse opinions and needs of his new constituents — loom large.
South Siders lobby for neighborhood benefits as Obama library takes shape
May. 26, 2015
Some Chicagoans want legally binding language about economic development in their communities as big projects progress.
Lathrop Homes revamp puts mixed-income housing to the test
Feb. 5, 2015
Chicago plans to replace its Lathrop Homes public housing project with a mix of condos and affordable housing. Residents say it doesn't need a revamp — and that the overhaul will displace too many.
As rents rise, residents fight to stay in Albany Park
Dec. 19, 2014
As the housing market heats up in Chicago’s Albany Park, one community group is looking for creative ways to curb the displacement of low-income residents.
Developer sees bright future — and displacement
Dec. 15, 2014
A man proposing an upscale apartment complex on Chicago’s Northwest Side acknowledges the project could price some longtime residents out of the neighborhood.
Homeless families in Chicago
Dec. 12, 2014
While chronic homeless are the most visible, families can often go unnoticed.
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