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DNAinfo.com: ‘Chicago for All’ ordinance aims to preserve SRO housing

...be introduced at City Hall on May 28, officials said Sunday at Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, the site of the inaugral conference for ONE Northside, a community group resulting from a...

  • Robert Rohdenburg Affordable Housing Activist for ONE Northside

    The SRO conversion/demolition moratorium ordinance was passed by the Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate this morning by a voice vote. The only person who gave a no vote and a anti-moratorium speech was my former Alderman James Cappleman, who left long before any pro-moratorium testimony was given.
    On Wed 7/30 a press conference is planned between 9-10 am prior to the 10am start of the City Council meeting which should vote on the moratorium.

  • Robert Rohdenburg Affordable Housing Activist for ONE Northside

    Some important dates:

    TWO AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCES ON WED. 7/30
    at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, 2nd Floor, between 9-10am, Be there by 8:45am
    1) CHICAGO HOUSING INITIATIVE (CHI Coalition)
    Call on City Council to Reform the CHA, calling on City Council to pass
    legislation to reform the CHA...

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    Some important dates:

    TWO AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCES ON WED. 7/30
    at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, 2nd Floor, between 9-10am, Be there by 8:45am
    1) CHICAGO HOUSING INITIATIVE (CHI Coalition)
    Call on City Council to Reform the CHA, calling on City Council to pass
    legislation to reform the CHA that will require:... a) 1-for-1 replacement of any public housing unit that is demolished or converted using city funds.
    b) Rebuilding of promised replacement housing at the Ickes, LeClaire Courts, and other demolished developments.
    c) An end to rampant vacancies and the leasing of the more than 3,500 vacant units.
    d) Full use of the over 13,000 funded but un-leased vouchers.
    e) Oversight of CHA's almost $1 billion budget and accountability for over $500 million in unspent money.
    ONE Northside is one of many organizational members of the CHI Coalition. For more information or to RSVP Contact:
    Vivien Tsou at ONE Northside at (773) 769-3232, x14

    2) ONE NORTHSIDE PRE- SRO PERMIT MORATORIUM VOTE PRESS
    CONFERENCE. The full council vote is expected to take place during the City Council meeting, starting at 10am.
    For more information or to RSVP Please contact Mary Tarullo at ONE Northside at (773) 769-3232 x15

    I will attend but not be speaking at the 7/30 SRO Moratorium press conference. The host will be Norm of ONE Northside. A Milshire Hotel resident, Commissioner Davis, and a leader of the Metropolitan Tenant's Organization are the selected speakers. We are expecting the moratorium to pass on 7/30.

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Thursday’s Rooftop Movie & Mingle Night MOVED 2 Blocks!

...now be starting and ending the evening at the extra-awesome Institute of Cultural Affairs (4750 N. Sheridan), which has its own exciting urban ag and sustainability projects that we’ll also have...

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DNAinfo.com Chicago: Landlord criticized for displacing poor tenants to offer affordable housing

Under the rental assistance program, the subsidized studio units will be available until the year 2023 at Flats’ Uptown buildings at 1325 W. Wilson Ave., 1020 W. Lawrence Ave., and 4875 N. Magnolia Ave. and at 5718 N. Winthrop Ave. in Edgewater.

Under the rental assistance program, the subsidized studio units will be available until the year 2023 at Flats’ Uptown buildings at 1325 W. Wilson Ave., 1020 W. Lawrence Ave., and 4875 N. Magnolia Ave. and at 5718 N. Winthrop Ave. in Edgewater.

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Under the rental assistance program, the subsidized studio units will be available until the year 2023 at Flats’ Uptown buildings at 1325 W. Wilson Ave., 1020 W. Lawrence Ave., and 4875 N. Magnolia Ave. and at 5718 N. Winthrop Ave. in Edgewater.

Under the rental assistance program, the subsidized studio units will be available until the year 2023 at Flats’ Uptown buildings at 1325 W. Wilson Ave., 1020 W. Lawrence Ave., and 4875 N. Magnolia Ave. and at 5718 N. Winthrop Ave. in Edgewater.

21 hours ago

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day the Chicago way, with deals

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Oracle Theatre Transports Us to 1906 Packingtown Chicago in The Jungle

The Jungle will be presented by Oracle Theatre through September 6 at 3809 N. Broadway. Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm. Tickets are free; you can reserve your seat online. For more information, go to http://publicaccesstheatre.org/.

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'An Evening of Magic' to benefit AFC

...organizing a theatrical magic performance called "An Evening of Magic" at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., on Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. Eight unique illusionists will perform at...

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