- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Mayor’s Plan To Require More Affordable Units In Residential Developments Earns Key City Approval
The Lightfoot administration's plan would require developers building in most parts of the city to include 20 percent affordable units, up from the current 10 percent.
Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Boost Affordable Housing In New Developments, But Some Aldermen Want Stronger Measures
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan would require 20 percent affordable units in some new developments, but a competing plan backed by aldermen seeks a minimum affordable requirement of 30 percent.
More City-Run Vaccination Clinics Needed In Hard-Hit Areas, Aldermen Say, As Vaccine Scandals Show Urgent Need For Oversight
A newly introduced ordinance calls for federal COVID-19 funds be used to create permanent city-run testing sites in hard-hit neighborhoods — instead of giving city doses to places that are not following the rules.
Proposed Ordinance Would Reimburse Liquor License Fees For Restaurants And Bars That Couldn’t Serve Indoors During Pandemic
The ordinance calls for federal stimulus funds to be used to help pay back liquor license fee holders for the time they couldn't serve indoors during the pandemic.
Nearing Their 4th Week Of A Hunger Strike, Activists Take Fight Against Southeast Side Scrapper To City Hall
Breanna Bertacchi, Chuck Stark and Oscar Sanchez will complete their 21st day without food Wednesday, as Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th) joined the hunger strike and former Gov. Pat Quinn lent his support.
Aldermen, Students Fast For A Day In Solidarity With Southeast Side Hunger Strikers Trying To Block Metal Scrapper
More than 75 educators joined the one-day fast to block Southside Recycling from opening, too. The initial hunger strikers completed their 12th day without food Monday.
Pilsen Alderman Opens Office As Emergency Shelter To Help People Experiencing Homelessness
The Pilsen Food Pantry, 1850 S. Throop St., has opened its building as a warming center, too.
New Buildings In High-Income Neighborhoods Would Need 30 Percent Affordable Units Under Aldermen’s Proposal
The proposed overhaul of the city's affordable requirements ordinance would also stop letting developers pay a fee to get out of building on-site affordable units.
Developers Will Detail Plans For High Rise, Condo Tower In West Loop Next Week
Developers are pitching a 19-story condo tower on South Sangamon Street and a 47-story skyscraper on West Washington Boulevard.
New Ordinance Makes It Harder To Turn Apartments Into Single-Family Homes Along 606 And In Pilsen
The anti-deconversion ordinance aims to interrupt the loss of cheap housing stock in the gentrifying neighborhoods.
Plan To Block Apartment Buildings From Being Turned Into Single-Family Homes Along 606 And In Pilsen Advances
The anti-deconversion push aims to interrupt the loss of cheap housing stock in the gentrifying neighborhoods.
City Council Approves Pilsen Nonprofit’s Affordable Apartment Building
The project, dubbed Casa Durango, is an extension of another project. Combined, they will add 53 affordable units to the neighborhood.
Pilsen Historic Landmark District Plan Killed By Key City Committee After Public Outcry
A separate measure aimed at banning demolitions for six months in Pilsen to slow gentrification failed to pass, too.
Controversial Pilsen Landmark District Plan Opposed By Neighbors Up For Vote Tuesday
For months, longtime Pilsen neighbors and the alderman have demanded a vote on the unpopular proposal, hoping it can be formally struck down. They worry it will stack working-class homeowners with added costs.
Headquarters Beercade Still Wants To Open In Pilsen, But City Siding With Neighbors Opposed To The Plan
Dozens of neighbors, including one whose front door is feet away from the proposed arcade bar entrance, say the bar will bring more traffic and create a public nuisance.
Alderman, Community Groups Demand More Coronavirus Testing Sites, Flu Shots
With cases spiking, Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th) was among a group of people calling on the city and state to add more permanent testing sites across the city.
Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen
The event hosted is noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.
After Months Of Delays, Controversial Pilsen Landmark District Vote Will Happen In December
Pilsen residents and community leaders have demanded a vote for months on the unpopular proposal, hoping it can be formally struck down.
Pilsen Neighbors Ask City: Why Force A Landmark District We Don’t Want But Refuse To Save A Beloved Church?
Planning Commissioner Maurice Cox said the church was not in any “immediate threat” of being demolished — but smaller buildings in Pilsen are.
Activists Call On Gov. Pritzker To Lift The Ban On Rent Control As Coronavirus Continues To Plague Chicago
The statewide eviction moratorium is "simply not enough" in Chicago, where illegal lockouts are on the rise, one organizer said.