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Ellis Lakeview Apartments

Ellis Lakeview Apartments
Ellis Lakeview Apartments

South Side Mother, Housing Activist With Disability Wants To Be A Maxim Magazine Cover Girl: ‘We Are Capable’

Ashley Salibellas was left partially paralyzed after brain surgery when she was a child. She is vying for the cover spread in part to highlight disability justice, fair housing and gun violence prevention.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Marathon Battle, Ellis Lakeview Residents ‘Excited,’ ‘Anxious’ For New Management To Take Over

Even with the long-awaited ouster of Ellis Lakeview's old management company, Ellis Lakeview residents are "not settling for anything," one tenant said. "We deserve decent housing."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

City, Feds Want South Side Landlord Out As Living Conditions At Kenwood Apartments Get ‘Much, Much Worse’

"It's not just that things have stopped, it's that they're going backwards," a city attorney said Tuesday about repairing the troubled affordable apartment building in Kenwood.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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.”

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Ellis Lakeview Tenants, Elected Officials Demand Independent Property Manager After 2 Years Of Failed Inspections

By bringing in a court-appointed receiver, a judge can ensure the proper maintenance that's "clearly been lacking" at the affordable Kenwood tower, Rep. Bobby Rush's office said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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