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Brandon Johnson speaking behind podium

Mayor Brandon Johnson answers questions from the press after a City Council meeting on March 20, 2024.

Anthony Vazquez

Brandon Johnson speaking behind podium

Mayor Brandon Johnson answers questions from the press after a City Council meeting on March 20, 2024.

Anthony Vazquez

Bring Chicago Home appears headed for defeat. Here’s what’s next.

Mayor Brandon Johnson answers questions from the press after a City Council meeting on March 20, 2024.

Anthony Vazquez

   

The Bring Chicago Home referendum seems likely for defeat, after much debate and legal attempts to keep it off the ballot completely.

The binding referendum would allow the City Council to raise the real estate transfer tax on property sales of $1 million dollars or more — and use the revenue generated to help with homelessness prevention.

Reset checks in with an opponent and supporter of Bring Chicago Home to hear what could come next.

GUESTS: Farzin Parang, executive director of the Building Owners and Managers Association Chicago

Doug Fraser, Executive Director of The Chicago Help Initiative

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