Chicago renters are demanding a rent freeze in response to the coronavirus crisis. Autonomous Tenants Union

Laid-Off Renters Beg City, Landlords For Relief As April 1 Nears, But A Rent Freeze Is Not Coming: ‘I Can’t Even Afford Groceries’

A city spokesperson said a rent freeze isn't possible without lifting the state's ban on rent control.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.