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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Pritzker Ends Daily Coronavirus Briefings

The governor's last daily briefing was Friday.

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West Town’s Do Division Street Fest Goes Virtual With Live Streams From Empty Bottle, Subterranean

Empty Bottle and Subterranean are members of the Chicago Independent Venue League, a coalition of independently-owned music venues fighting for survival.