The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe cancelled in-person services, prohibited parking and removed the beloved image as an added precaution.
A JPMorgan Chase grant will look to help Black and Latino families become homeowners after decades of disinvestment in Chicago neighborhoods.
From sick coworkers to no PPE to a lack of sanitation, workers detail their grievances. WBEZ is publishing every complaint.
Two artist-vandals explain how they edited 47 Chicago Park District signs in Douglas Park, and then maintained them for more than a year.
“We want a free and fair election. That is something that is guaranteed to us as citizens of this country,” said one demonstrator.
Vendors fear a redevelopment plan will wipe them out. But the alderman says there’s room for everyone at Little Village’s Discount Mall: “Target’s not going to sell a quinceañera dress.”
Housing advocates offer ways that the state can ensure banks live up to their promises to increase lending in Black and Latino communities.
Chase’s commitment to lend more on the city’s South and West Sides comes after WBEZ and City Bureau reporting showed disparities in the bank’s mortgage lending.
A pair of investment firms bid nearly $19 million for 535 units, but some are concerned that the apartments won’t remain affordable.
Donna Clarke of Neighborhood Housing Services wants Chase to invest $1 billion, mostly in the form of home loans and small business loans.