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Community Land Trusts are a shared ownership model where the community owns the land and a land leaseholder owns the home. By closing the affordability gap it allows low- to moderate-income households to build wealth and mitigates displacement of POC
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Four community organizations with a combined 175 years of housing experience, the Center for Changing Lives, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, LUCHA, and Spanish Coalition for Housing, are... read more abou the story here and to Donate


Hundreds Of Logan Square Residents Show Up To Fight For 100% Affordable Housing Complex As Opponents Try To Slow Down ProcessHundreds Of Logan Square Residents Show Up To Fight For 100% Affordable Housing Complex As Opponents Try To Slow Down Process

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, News, Lathrop—Of the roughly 500 residents who attended, 350 voted "yes," 112 voted "no," 35 voted "yes, with conditions" and five votes were indecipherable.

Prior to Tonight’s Logan TOD Hearing, Supporters Make Their Final CasePrior to Tonight’s Logan TOD Hearing, Supporters Make Their Final Case

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, News, Lathrop—"O n the morning before tonight’s community input meeting for the proposed 100-unit, 100-percent affordable transit-oriented development for the Emmett Street parking lot next to the Logan… Continue

As Logan Housing Costs Skyrocket, New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex ‘Extremely Important’ Step In Right Direction, Ald. SaysAs Logan Housing Costs Skyrocket, New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex ‘Extremely Important’ Step In Right Direction, Ald. Says

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, News, Lathrop—“I’ve been trying to get this done since 2016 and the Mayor’s office hasn’t helped until now,” the alderman said, adding, “The mayor wants to see this done during… Continue

LSNA's Aldermanic Questionnaire- Run-Off EditionLSNA's Aldermanic Questionnaire- Run-Off Edition

Newsletters—On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, LSNA hosted a conversation between runoff candidates for the 30th, 31st, 33rd ward, and community members. We'd like to thank the candidates including Deb Mell, Felix… Continue

Chicago’s Lincoln Yards Puts Affordable Housing Groups In A BindChicago’s Lincoln Yards Puts Affordable Housing Groups In A Bind

Affordable Housing, 606 Bloomingdale Trail, News, Lathrop—Lincoln Yards is a planned $6 billion megaproject — featuring skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, and thousands of units of upscale housing — to be sandwiched between Lincoln Park and… Continue

Candidates Promise to Vote No on Mega TIF Bonds at LSNA Aldermanic ForumCandidates Promise to Vote No on Mega TIF Bonds at LSNA Aldermanic Forum

Education, Immigration, Affordable Housing, LSNA in the Media—Residents of Logan Square, Avondale, Hermosa, and Lathrop packed the auditorium at McAuliffe Elementary (1841 N. Springfield Ave.) Feb. 8 to hear aldermanic candidates speak about the Logan Square… Continue

Housing organizations OK to sue Cook Assessor over ex-assessor's 'discriminatory' practicesHousing organizations OK to sue Cook Assessor over ex-assessor's 'discriminatory' practices

Affordable Housing, News—From Cook County Record: Housing assistance organizations have won the right to continue, for now, with a lawsuit against the Cook County Assessor’s office for past property tax assessment… Continue

How to win over Northwest Side voters: Chicago aldermen candidates hone in on high school plansHow to win over Northwest Side voters: Chicago aldermen candidates hone in on high school plans

Education, Affordable Housing, News—Photo Credit: Cassie Walker Burke / Chalkbeat Chicago Organized by the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Friday’s event brought together candidates from six of the city’s most… Continue