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Man Who Spent Years Fighting For LGBTQ Housing Gets Apartments Named In His Honor — But Developer Won’t Let Him Live There

Robert Castillo grew up in Logan Square and was unable to afford steep rents when the area gentrified. His activism led to an affordable housing complex named for his late husband in the neighborhood — but he's been denied housing there.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square LGBTQ-Friendly Affordable Housing Complex Now Open On Milwaukee Avenue

The complex brings 41 affordable housing units and 47 CHA project-based units to gentrifying Milwaukee Avenue.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Construction Underway On Logan Square’s LGBTQ Affordable Housing Complex

The affordable housing complex focused on LGBTQ+ residents is "desperately needed" in a neighborhood that has been dealing with skyrocketing rents and gentrification, supporters say.