Theresa Siaw (from left), David Herrera and Ald. Roberto Maldonado at Thursday evening's aldermanic forum.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Maldonado Touts Affordable Housing Wins At Forum, But 26th Ward Candidates Say He’s Neglected Business, Job Growth

Ald. Maldonado is bringing hundreds of affordable units to Humboldt Park, but his opponents say jobs are needed, too.

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

Apartment Complex Replacing Avondale’s Red Apple Buffet Calls For Rents Between $2K – $2.5K, No Affordable Units

Some neighbors took issue with the rent prices, saying longtime residents can't afford it. "To be perfectly blunt, no family can afford $2,500 a month in this neighborhood," one said.