Ellis Lakeview Apartments
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
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- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Ellis Lakeview’s Owners Delay Court Decision On Seizing Control Of Troubled Kenwood Building
Freddie Mac have accused Apex Chicago IL of willfully neglecting the apartment building and want the company out. The landlord asked for a new judge in the court case, postponing a decision about the fate of the building.
In Rare Move, Freddie Mac Files Suit Against South Side Landlord
In what tenant advocates say is a new and welcome move, lending giant Freddie Mac filed a foreclosure lawsuit because of substandard living conditions at Ellis Lakeview Apartments.
Feds Move To Foreclose On Kenwood Affordable Apartments, Citing Owner’s ‘Willful Neglect’
Federal housing officials said Ellis Lakeview's owners defaulted on the mortgage by not fixing problems at the building, where neighbors long have complained of filthy conditions.
Troubled Kenwood Apartment Building Repairs Stalled Yet Again As Landlord Violates Agreement
Ellis Lakeview's owner is required to keep a $350,000 repair fund. The fund fell as low as $1,500 before being refreshed just hours before a hearing on the building's fate, a management company official testified.
Ellis Lakeview Residents Sue Landlord After Years Of Complaining About Filthy, Dangerous Apartments
The Kenwood tenants organized for nearly two years to force the landlord and ousted property manager to address complaints about mice infestations, faulty plumbing and other issues.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.