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Don't blame 'evil hipsters' for urban renewal
Aug. 26, 2015
Benjamin Grant is urban design policy director at SPUR, a leading US civic planning organization.
'Zombie' homes linger in Chicago
Aug. 25, 2015
Properties in nice areas are still up for grabs 7 years after the mortgage crisis.
'Where a child grows up shouldn't dictate where they end up'
Jul. 8, 2015
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced new housing segregation rules Wednesday on Chicago's South Side.
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.
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