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Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

With Dangerous Cold Coming, Chicagoans Who Are Homeless Scramble To Find Shelter, Supplies. Here’s How You Can Help

The coronavirus pandemic has made the situation more dire for people experiencing homelessness. Shelters had to reduce capacity, many people have lost jobs and housing and fewer people are out and about to offer help.

Citywide

Chicago’s Homeless Population Was Already On The Rise Before The Pandemic. Now, City Scrambles To Plan For Next Wave

When the statewide eviction moratorium is lifted, city officials expect to be grappling with another wave of homelessness. One alderman said the city needs to marshal "additional resources" to tackle the problem.

Citywide

‘It’s Going To Be A Long Winter’: As Chicago’s Homeless Navigate Extreme Cold, Advocacy Group Urges City To Do More

It's only November, and already one man experiencing homelessness has died from cold exposure. Advocates worry about what will happen if these frigid temperatures continue.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

People Living Outside Vacant Logan Square Bank Lose Everything After City Workers Toss Belongings: Homeless Advocates

Ald. Daniel La Spata said the incident was "deeply frustrating" and is calling for better communication between people experiencing homelessness and city departments before such sweeps.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale