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Justin Agrelo, City Bureau


Despite Eviction Moratorium, Chicagoans Fear Housing Loss

Three residents share stories of loss, displacement, resilience and hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

With 1 Million Illinois Residents Facing Eviction, Tenants Rights Group Calls For Rent, Mortgage Relief

The expiring eviction moratorium will "let loose an avalanche of misery on… Illinoisians that can’t make the rent,” organizers said, urging Gov. JB Pritzker to extend the eviction moratorium and cancel rent and mortgage payments.


No Closer To Rent Relief, Hyde Park Residents Gather To ‘Evict’ Landlord Mac Properties

For months, residents of Mac Properties buildings say they've asked the landlord for help with rent amid the coronavirus pandemic. But their pleas have been ignored, they said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

How To Avoid An Avalanche: Eviction Prevention In The Time Of COVID-19

As comprehensive rent relief stalls and the backlog of eviction filings grows, three housing experts offer their advice on what hard-hit tenants can do now to avoid eviction.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale