Tenants of Mac Properties and supporters rally in Nichols Park April 5, calling on the major Hyde Park landlord to stop collecting rent payments through the coronavirus pandemic.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Chicago Rent Grace Period Would Allow Struggling Tenants Pay Back Rent Over 12 Months, Aldermen Say

Under a new proposal, renters who have lost income due to coronavirus would have 12 months to pay their rent and mortgage holders would also get relief.

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7-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed While Visiting Relatives On July 4th

Natalie Wallace, an East Side resident, was killed Saturday night in another act of violence against a Chicago child.

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City Settles Chicago Freedom School Lawsuit After Group Was Cited For Offering Food To Protesters Trapped Downtown

The school now plans to continue its work training primarily Black and Brown youth the fundamentals of community organizing without the fear of reprisal.

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Southwest Side Construction Worker Quickly Deported To Mexico While Awaiting DACA Decision

With the Trump administration seeking to kill the Obama-era program for immigrants, Jesus Alberto ‘Beto’ Lopez Gutierrez, 25, was deported after suing ICE.