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Housing Key Part Of Cook County Criminal Justice Reform

Cook County Commissioner Brandon Jones helped usher the “Just Housing Amendment” through the process to become law in the county. While some landlords are concerned, Jones says this is a huge step to bringing down the number of homeless families in his district, and making sure people aren’t further stigmatized for a mistake they made years ago.

Then, what does it mean for a neighborhood to be given “landmark status”? It may happen to a large part of Pilsen. We weigh the pros and cons for homeowners living in the area.

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