Housing affordability and accessibility was a major issue in Illinois in 2021

Half of a twin-peaked house is standing next to an empty lot
Half of a twin-peaked house stands, with an empty lot next door. Vashon Jordan Jr. / WBEZ
Half of a twin-peaked house is standing next to an empty lot
Half of a twin-peaked house stands, with an empty lot next door. Vashon Jordan Jr. / WBEZ

Housing affordability and accessibility was a major issue in Illinois in 2021

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The eviction moratorium that was in place for much of the COVID-19 pandemic was lifted on Oct. 3, 2021.

Reset checks in on the state of rental assistance, evictions and housing accessibility in the Chicago area as we look toward 2022.

GUEST: Michelle Gilbert, legal director at the Chicago COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing