- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- 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
Pilsen Nonprofit Breaks Ground On Long-Awaited Affordable Housing Project: ‘We Believe In Development Without Displacement’
"Finding a safe, affordable place to live — and call home and raise a family — shouldn't be an elusive pipe dream," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
‘Anger And Panic’ As Pilsen Landlords Scramble To Appeal Skyrocketing Tax Assessments
About 58 percent of homeowners in the 25th Ward, which includes Pilsen, saw higher property tax bills this year compared to 2020. But more than 93 percent of commercial owners in the ward were hit with tax hikes.
West Loop Community Leader Badly Hurt In Hit-And-Run At Dangerous Intersection: ‘This Is Absolutely Devastating’
West Loop neighbors are rallying around May Toy and are calling on city officials to protect pedestrians walking to and from the Racine Blue Line station.
Think You’re Paying Too Much In Property Taxes? Get Help At Tax Appeal Workshop In Pilsen
Homeowners in Pilsen, who are part of the West Chicago Township, have until Aug. 23 to appeal their property tax assessments.
CPD’s Anti-Violence Strategy ‘Has Failed,’ Alderman Says While Calling For A More Preventative Approach In Chinatown
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, activists and community members called upon the city to invest in more holistic violence prevention methods.
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Moves 25th Ward Office To Be ‘More Accessible To Residents’
The new ward office, located at 2100 W. Cermak Rd. in Pilsen, will open Thursday.
East Pilsen Vacant Lot Could Become Retail Space and Parking Lot Under Developer’s Plan
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th) is scheduled to host a community meeting virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Hugely Popular Fiesta Del Sol Returning To Pilsen As In-Person Event Next Month
Alivio Medical Center will provide vaccines to attendees 12 and older at the festival, which will be July 29-Aug. 1.
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.