Logan Square residents calling for more affordable housing in the gentrifying neighborhood at a rally in 2017. Mina Bloom

Three More Chicago Wards Asked Tuesday If They Want Ban On Rent Control Lifted

Illinois has banned rent control since 1997. The ballot questions on Tuesday will be the second time this year residents will weigh in on whether the state should repeal the ban.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Plan To Curb Gentrification Along The 606 By Hiking Developer Fines Is Back, Now With More Support Than Ever

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) was drafting a version of the ordinance that would reduce fines to developers, but Ald. Roberto Maldonado said something needed to happen quickly.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Midwest Coast Brewing Opens On Near West Side With Brother-Sister Team At The Helm

The dog-friendly brewery is owned by Cameron Compton and his sister Lanie Veckman.