Illinois' two U.S. senators see the growing Occupy Wall Street movement in very different ways. Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk criticized the Occupy Wall Street movement, including the Chicago branch.He said it seems like a political and pharmacological event."
The latest numbers from Realty Trac show that foreclosure filings in the Chicago area fell in September. But experts say the crisis isn’t over, it’s just getting dragged out.Ed Jacob heads the non-profit group Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, which helps people buy homes and stay in them.
DuPage County has new rules on where places of assembly, including places of worship, can set up. The county board Tuesday voted unanimously to allow those institutions into all zoning districts by right.
Suburban government officials are calling on Illinois lawmakers to uphold the governor's veto of legislation backed by Commonwealth Edison.Members of the Northwest Municipal Conference said the electric company should make improvements to its infrastructure and response systems that left thousands w
This week the DuPage County Board is expected to vote on new rules about where places of worship can locate. The changes would allow houses of worship into all zoning districts by right, unlike before.
Vacant properties received quite a bit of attention from the city of Chicago recently. This past July, the city passed an ordinance making banks and lenders responsible for the upkeep of empty buildings on their books.
It was a smelly summer on the west side of Evanston — so much so that some residents are determined to run the culprit out of town.This summer, they launched a website and protested outside the Veolia Waste Transfer Station on Church Street to ratchet up pressure on the company.