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Rossana Rodriguez

Developer Proposing 2 New Condo Projects In Albany Park, But Neighbors Want More Time To Review Plans

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez (33rd) also asked for time to review a condominium proposal for 3010 W. Montrose Ave.

Albany Park

Apartments Planned For Avondale Draw Criticism From Residents: ‘The Rents Are Entirely Too High’

The apartments would cost $1,700-$3,400 a month. "What we need is affordable housing for families who have children in public schools," one neighbor said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Developer’s ‘Recruit Snipers’ Facebook Post Leads To His Brother’s Albany Park Building Plan Being Rejected

The Albany Park project is the second proposal scrapped after neighbors complained about Armand Candea's "racist" Facebook posts.

Albany Park

With 1 Million Illinois Residents Facing Eviction, Tenants Rights Group Calls For Rent, Mortgage Relief

The expiring eviction moratorium will "let loose an avalanche of misery on… Illinoisians that can’t make the rent,” organizers said, urging Gov. JB Pritzker to extend the eviction moratorium and cancel rent and mortgage payments.

Downtown

Students Can Learn Community Organizing At Free Summer Youth Program

The two-month Youth Organizing Institute, sponsored by three North Side alderman, is for 8th-12th grade students.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Activists Attempt To Create Community Garden On Old Gas Station Site — Even Though Affordable Housing Is Being Built There

“I was expecting NIMBYs and the other challenges people face when supporting affordable housing," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez said. "It’s really bizarre I’m arguing with a leftist organization."

Albany Park

Shooting Of Firefighter The Last Straw For Albany Park Neighbors: ‘It Didn’t Used To Be Like This’

Those living near Wilson and Kimball avenues say their block has become a scary place — and they want answers from police and their alderman.

Albany Park

After Albany Park Drivers Ticketed For Parking The Way They’ve Done For Years, Alderman Vows To Fix It

On a narrow North Side street, residents park slightly on the curb to leave space for passing cars. It's been allowed for years, but someone missed the memo.

Albany Park

After Spate Of Northwest Side Shootings, Residents Demand Answers From Police — And More Cops From Mayor Lightfoot

Police have blamed a gang war for ongoing shootings in Irving Park and Albany Park, but neighbors feel left in the dark.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Gang War Shootings And Graffiti Unite Irving Park Neighbors To ‘Take Back’ Their Neighborhood

“This is my neighborhood and where I’m raising my daughter," one father said at a Wednesday night rally. "Her daycare was tagged and frankly this is something we are not going to put up with."

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Albany Park Is Getting New Water Mains And Gas Lines, But Neighbors Say ‘Never-Ending Construction’ A Huge Headache

Parking tickets, torn up streets and ruined parkway plant life makes the neighborhood feel "under siege," neighbors said this week.

Albany Park

Ald. Deb Mell Concedes 33rd Ward Seat To Rossana Rodríguez-Sánchez

About a week ago, on April 17, Mell said she owed it to her supporters and staff to seek a partial recount.

Albany Park

Ald. Deb Mell Asks For Partial Recount In 33rd Ward Alderman Race: ‘I Owe It To My Supporters And Staff’

The 13-vote final margin was the closest race of the year, with Democratic Socialist Rossana Rodríguez-Sánchez declaring her win Tuesday night over Mell.

Albany Park

Ald. Deb Mell To Face Activist Rossana Rodriguez In 33rd Ward Runoff

With 96.45 percent of precincts reporting, Mell and Rodriguez were tied — each with 41.59 percent of the vote.

Albany Park

The Perils of Aldermanic Clout Debated At 33rd Ward Forum As 3 Candidates Vie For City Council Seat

Ald. Deb Mell (33rd) is being challenged by Rossana Rodríguez-Sánchez and Katie Sieracki.

Albany Park

Summit Director Running For 33rd Ward Alderman Against Deb Mell, Rossana Rodriguez

"What I do for a living is literally bring people together, and I believe that's the kind of leadership the people in this ward deserve," 38-year-old candidate Katie Sieracki said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Community Theater Artist, Teacher Running For 33rd Ward Alderman Against Deb Mell

Puerto Rican native Rossana Rodriguez is also a longtime community organizer who led her first protest when she was just six years old.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale