A rally to lift the ban on rent control in Chicago.ONE Northside/Facebook

State Needs To Act Now On Rent, Mortgage Relief, Aldermen Say — But Rent Control Ban’s Power Is ‘Startling’

Gov. JB Pritzker said the rent control ban ties his hands when it comes to offering rent relief, but housing advocates say something must be done.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.