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Single-Night Airbnb Rentals Would Be Banned Under Proposed City Crackdown
Short-term rental hosts could also be fined $10,000 for allowing parties under a proposed ordinance set to be considered Tuesday.
Cook County Board Resolves To Redirect Dollars Away From Jails And Policing, Calling It A ‘Failed System’
By approving the Justice for Black Lives resolution, Cook County will work to steer its multibillion-dollar policing budget toward health care, restorative justice and jobs instead in the coming years.
How Lightfoot And Housing Activists Reached An Uneasy Truce In The Battle For Woodlawn’s Future
The latest proposal to protect the area around the library includes extra measures aiming to help low- and middle-income earners buy homes in the neighborhood, where home prices have more than tripled in the past five years.
Lightfoot, Taylor To Roll Out Compromise Ordinance On Housing Protections Near Obama Center
Ald. Jeanette Taylor (20th) is backing an ordinance proposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot laying out a suite of affordable housing programs for Woodlawn.
City Watchdog, Lightfoot Announce Parallel Investigations Into Little Village Dust Cloud
The city has to "explain why this permit was so urgent, why this was necessary in the middle of a pandemic," Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said.
South Side Grow Site, Dispensary Expansion Set For Zoning Approval As Weed Industry Ramps Up
If approved, the facility would be the second grow site to receive the blessing of the City Council in as many months.
Aldermen OK Controversial Plan To Use Closed South Shore High school For Police Training
The former Chicago public high school is one vote away from becoming a temporary police training facility.
Mark Fishman And Logan Square Landlords Sue To Block Affordable Housing Project Near Blue Line
The lawsuit argues replacing a surface parking lot with 100 subsidized apartments would cause them “irreparable injury.”
As Citywide Crisis Deepens, Residents Await Lightfoot’s Master Plan On Affordable Housing
LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: "I don’t want us to go into the future continuing to be known as one of the most segregated cities in the country," the mayor said.
920 New Fulton Market Apartments OK’d Despite Affordability Concerns: ‘I Think The Developer Can Do Better’
The proposals include the 49-story Equinox tower planned for 725 W. Randolph St. and a 33-story tower at 1150 W. Lake St., which will now move on to the Committee on Zoning.
Plan Commission Set To Approve 900 New Apartments In Fulton Market
The proposals include a 49-story Equinox tower at 725 W. Randolph St. and a 33-story tower at 1150 W. Lake St.
Divided City Council Agrees To Pay $11.9 Million To Settle 4 Police Misconduct Cases
Fifteen aldermen voted no — a significant chunk of the City Council, which usually casts unanimous or near-unanimous votes.
Lightfoot Blasts Trump’s Commutation Of Blagojevich: It ‘Sends Entirely The Wrong Message’
“Blagojevich is a real touchstone for a lot of people of what is wrong in Illinois politics,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Ready, Set, Brunch: Aldermen OK 9 A.M. Start For Booze Sales On Sundays
The proposal comes from restaurants that aim to serve soccer fans, who are often up early on Sundays to watch European teams.
Groups Pushing For Obama Center CBA Stage Sit-In At Mayor’s Office
“We don’t trust the city,” Woodlawn Ald. Jeanette Taylor said. “We just don’t.”
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.”
9 Chicago Library Branches To Begin Sunday Hours As Lightfoot’s $18 Million Citywide Expansion Kicks Off
All 77 city library branches will eventually have Sunday hours as Mayor Lori Lightfoot's promise to re-open libraries on Sundays begins.
Will Legal Weed Be Delayed? Black Aldermen Force A Vote Next Week Because All Dispensary Owners Are White
“This is a travesty,” said Ald. Jason Ervin, the chair of City Council Black Caucus. “If equity is to be one of our north stars, this is not it."
Who Showed Up To Work Today? Who Knows. Aldermen Reject Taking Attendance, Night Meetings With Neighbors
Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's effort to require City Council committees to determine whether a majority of aldermen are present before starting meetings ran into a buzzsaw of opposition.
Aldermen Would Have To Actually Show Up For Committee Meetings To Proceed Under New Proposal
Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's (11th) plan to require taking attendance at committee meetings would reverse decades of tradition at City Hall.