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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Housing and Urban Development

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

South Chicago, East Side