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- 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, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Controversial Lease Of Public Housing Land To Pro Soccer Team Finalized With Federal Approval
City officials said construction on the site could begin this spring.
After Rejecting Claims Of Environmental Racism, City Moves To Settle Civil Rights Complaint With Feds
After the feds found the city clustered polluters in Black and Brown neighborhoods, the city is negotiating ways to make its zoning policies more equitable — averting the threat of millions in lost funding for now.
Stop Being ‘Combative,’ Work With Feds To End Discrimination In City Planning, South Side Leaders Tell Lightfoot Administration
City Hall denies that the clustering of polluters in Black and Latino neighborhoods amounts to discrimination. But that's how the feds see it — and millions in federal funding could be at risk if the city doesn't cooperate.
City Violated Civil Rights Of Black, Latino Chicagoans By Pushing Polluters Into Their Neighborhoods, Feds Say
The city's "driving role" in facilitating General Iron's exit from Lincoln Park benefited the mostly white community at Black and Latino South Siders' expense, federal officials said.
Troubled Kenwood Apartment Building’s Management Company Will Be Kicked Out But Judge Stops Short Of Replacing Owner
Ellis Lakeview's management company Integra Affordable Management will be replaced after months of slow-moving repairs. The city's request to put the building into receivership is likely on pause for now.
A $30 Million Grant In Woodlawn Led To $400 Million In Investment, Revitalizing Neighborhood, Study Finds
Nonprofit developer Preservation of Affordable Housing used the $30.5 million grant to boost housing and amenities, sending Woodlawn on an "upswing." But more work needs to be done, local leaders said.
Feds Threaten Up To $800K In Fines After South Side Landlord Lets Water Issues, Pest ‘Infestation’ Linger For Months
Federal housing officials say the owner of the Ellis Lakeview Apartments in Kenwood have failed to provide “decent, safe and sanitary housing.”
Feds Tell Ellis Lakeview Owners: Get A New Property Manager And Fix Filthy Conditions — Or Else
The Kenwood affordable apartment building has failed 15 city inspections during the pandemic, with issues including a broken elevator, mice, roaches and faulty plumbing.
Despite Promises From Feds, Kenwood Apartment Residents Still Living With Faulty Plumbing, Insect Infestations, Rent Mixups
It took nearly a year and legal threats from the city to pressure Ellis Lakeview's owner to fix an elevator, tenants said — but there's still much work to be done.
Mice-Infested, Trash-Ridden Kenwood Apartment Building Is Falling Apart, Residents Say As They Beg Feds For Help
Residents of the Ellis Lakeview apartments live with mice and roaches, a broken elevator, a substance they believe to be mold and brown water, they said. The building has failed 12 city inspections during the pandemic.
Feds Tell City: Don’t Issue General Iron Permit Until Civil Rights Investigation Is Completed
A letter sent to the city by a federal housing official said any further actions to facilitate General Iron's exit from Lincoln Park "could frustrate efforts to settle" a civil rights complaint filed by Southeast Side neighbors.