If a building is foreclosed, renters are kicked out by the bank that takes control of the property. But Chicago aldermen are expected to introduce an ordinance that would keep renters in these buildings.
The vacant Rosenwald apartment complex on 47th and Michigan is likely getting a serious makeover.On Tuesday the city community development commission voted in favor of allowing a redevelopment of the building to go forward.
Dennis Rodkin and Bob Floss join Eight Forty-Eight on Monday to discuss the health of Chicago's real estate market. Rodkin does concede that there have been some positive changes on the market recently, but Chicago isn't improving at the same rate as other cities.
Many Chicago parents stress out over buying a home, going to great lengths to make sure they live not just in a good neighborhood, but in a good school district. A new website aims to make that process even easier.
The poorest province in Colombia is called Choco province. The Ingigounous and Afro-Columbians communities that populate the area don't even have health care readily accissible. Alan Gomez, co-founder of Radio Populares, is taking steps to train community heath care providers in Choco.