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Hispanic Housing Development Corporation

Hispanic Housing Development Corporation
Hispanic Housing Development Corporation

Families Of 3 Women Who Died Of Heat Exposure In Sweltering Rogers Park Apartments Win $16 Million Settlement

The landlord was accused of keeping the heat on during 90-degree temperatures last year, leading to the three older women's deaths.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Humboldt Park Affordable Housing Project Scores $7 Million In City Funding

Developer Hispanic Housing Corp. is one step closer to building a nine-story, 64-unit affordable housing project at California Avenue and Division Street.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Does Public Housing Belong To The Public? Humboldt Park Protesters Clash With CHA Over Long-Empty Apartments

Protesters say they've been living in a vacant apartment building since January in an effort to call attention to properties that should be offered to Chicagoans in need by the Chicago Housing Authority.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Roaches, Flooding, Broken Washing Machines: Uptown Tenants Say CHA Is Neglecting Senior Living Apartments

Management of the property is subcontracted to nonprofit Hispanic Housing Development Co., which has faced repeated criticisms from its tenants over the years.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3 Seniors Die During May Heat Wave, City Council Passes New Cooling Rules

City Council passed Ald. Maria Hadden's rule change that requires cooling systems in senior buildings and requires some buildings to set up cooling centers during warm spells.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Families Suing After 3 Women Die In Rogers Park Senior Building During Heat Wave: A ‘Completely Preventable’ Tragedy

Three women died in the James Sneider Apartments near the Howard CTA station in Rogers Park. Attorneys for the victims allege the landlord kept the heat on during this month's heat spell.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3 Die At Rogers Park Senior Building That Didn’t Turn On Its Air Conditioning, Alderwoman Calls For Investigation

Ald. Maria Hadden said residents of the James Sneider Apartments complained of heat days before three women were found dead in the high-rise.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Affordable Housing Coming To Heart Of Humboldt Park After City Council Approval

The project at 1203 N. California Ave. is moving forward over the concerns of some city commissioners who criticized the building's design.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Affordable Apartments At Humboldt Park’s La Casa Puertorriqueña Site Got City Council Approval

For the past couple of years, there has been little activity on the site. But now, nonprofit developer Hispanic Housing’s long-planned project is moving forward.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Humboldt Park Affordable Apartments Moving Forward, But Neighbors Say Alderman Is Ignoring Their Pleas For A Public Meeting

"This is a nine-story development in the heart of our community ... and [Ald. Maldonado] is not allowing the community to weigh in," one neighbor said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

9-Story Affordable Housing Complex Could Come To Vacant Humboldt Park Lot As Part Of ‘Preserving Paseo Boricua’

Hispanic Housing Development Corp. is behind the proposal, which calls for 64 apartments, 3,221 square feet of retail and 47 parking spaces.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Troubled Humboldt Park Veterans Building Drastically Improves After Block Club Report, Residents Say

The building went from offering almost none of the promised services and programming to regular programming and events. Apartments were also cleared of mold and other problems.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

State Senator Slams Developer For Tearing Down Beloved Puerto Rican Community Center: ‘You Destroyed Our Icon’

According to Martinez, the plan all along was to save the community center and build affordable housing around it. "I'm just livid," she said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Developer Behind Troubled Humboldt Park Veterans Building Has Big Plans For The Neighborhood

The developer, who is planning three major projects in the ward, first donated to Ald. Roberto Maldonado's campaign a decade ago.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Broken Promises, Cracks In The Walls, Culture Of Distrust: How The Humboldt Park Veterans Building Is Failing Its Residents

In a symbolic sign of the project's failings, the complex is already starting to deteriorate, just a few years after it was built.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale