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Hairston To Hold Meeting On City’s Woodlawn Housing Ordinance Tuesday

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave.

City Says Woodlawn Residents’ Concerns Shaped Proposed Housing Ordinance, But Much Of Their Feedback Isn’t Public Yet

A Housing Department spokesperson said officials hope to post feedback gathered during the city's closed-door working group meetings by next week.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Ald. Taylor Vows To Block Lightfoot’s Scaled-Back Obama Center Affordable Housing Plan

"I’m going to fight [the Mayor] and everybody else on making sure that this doesn’t pass," Ald. Jeanette Taylor said. "It is either get right, or get right out of office.”

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

City’s Scaled-Back Obama Center Housing Plan Doesn’t Do Enough To Protect Woodlawn, Alderman Says

"I don't want to kill [the city's plan], but if that's what needs to happen to make sure we're not displaced, then that's what's got to happen," Ald. Jeanette Taylor said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Are You A Parent Of A CPS Student? There’s A Conference Just For You

The inaugural Parent Conference in Washington Park hopes to give parents the tools they need to help their students.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

City Unveils Scaled-Back Plan For Preserving Affordable Housing Near Obama Center

Woodlawn would be included in the plan, but most of South Shore and Washington Park would not.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

What Will Make Englewood Thrive? Investment In People, Residents Say At Packed Town Hall: ‘We Are Our Own Solution’

More than 500 people and five aldermen packed a South Side auditorium to discuss solutions to issues facing Englewood.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood’s 5 Aldermen Coming Together For Town Hall On State Of The Neighborhood Tuesday

"For so long, the aldermen of Englewood have not worked together," one alderman said. But the current crop of aldermen are trying to change that now.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

7 Woodlawn Properties Once Owned By Rev. Leon Finney’s Nonprofit Set To Become Affordable Housing

With the complicated Obama Center CBA stalled, the city is taking a smaller step to preserve housing affordability in Woodlawn by purchasing the vacant properties.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Obama Center Community Benefits Agreement Activists Offer Free Breakfast To Neighbors Looking To Learn More This Weekend

"No one wants people to be pushed out, but we all want this center to come."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Woodlawn Residents Can’t Afford Rising Rents Near Future Obama Center, Study Finds

A Community Benefits Agreement is needed to protect longterm residents from displacement, the UIC study's author said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lori Lightfoot To Hold 4 Forums To Tout Plan To Close Budget Gap That Could Reach $1 Billion

The mayor will hold public forums around the city to talk about the city's budget.

Downtown

Obama Center Community Benefits Ordinance Can Be Chicago’s Model For Development Without Displacement, Alds. Say

The introduced agreement only addresses housing, but its backers plan to tackle employment, sustainability, education and transportation, too.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Rothschild Liquor Mart Customers ‘Wreak Havoc’ On The Neighborhood, Woodlawn Residents Say — And They Want It Shut Down

Residents frustrated with Rothschild Liquor Mart at 425 E. 63rd St. are calling on the city to revoke its license.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

As Ald.-Elect Jeanette Taylor Gets Ready To Enter Office, She Vows To Leave The Power In The Hands Of Her Community

The days of the "go along to get along" city council are over, Taylor says.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chicago Democratic Socialists Celebrate City Council Wins, Plan For Future: ‘I Never Imagined We Would Have 6’

The Daily Line: Five new Democratic Socialists were elected alderman this year, raising DSA's ranks to six at City Hall.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Jeanette Taylor Declares Victory, Vows To Unite The 20th Ward: ‘We’ve Got To Come Together’

The seat was left vacant by Willie Cochran, who officially resigned last month after pleading guilty to wire fraud.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

In Race To Replace Indicted Ald. Willie Cochran, Final 2 Candidates To Meet Thursday Night

Jeanette Taylor and Nicole Johnson, two political neophytes in the 20th Ward, will face voters in Woodlawn.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Jeanette Taylor, Nicole Johnson Set To Advance To April 2 Runoff In 20th Ward Race To Replace Cochran

The two women — thinned from a crowd of 9 — hope to replace current Ald. Willie Cochran.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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