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$1,595 For A Studio In Logan Square? New Normal Worries Longtime Residents
"I guess I'm confused. Those towers and all of these new developments .... maybe [they're] affordable for a certain demographic, but that's not the demographic that's being displaced..."
Residentes marcharon para construcción de vivienda pública en Logan Square
Disfrazados como la escena bíblica en que José y María buscan posada para pasar la noche en Belén, residentes de Logan Square se movilizaron para luchar por vivienda…
Gentrification how it's affecting residents in Logan Square
ADELANTE-Gentrification how it`s affecting residents in Logan Square
The 606 trail, a study in contrasts, celebrates its first birthday
"We're at a point where we've lost families, but we don't want to keep losing any more. So I think if we stabilize the amount of property taxes or rent prices to keep everyone where they are right…
Marching against gentrification, Pell grants for dual enrollment, being black at elite high schools, principals’ group election
Hundreds marched on Tuesday to protest gentrification in Logan Square along the 606 trail, which they say is contributing to declines in neighborhood school enrollment. "I'm a parent against…
Hundreds March on The 606 Over Gentrification
Hundreds of people marched along The 606 Tuesday night in a protest against gentrification. The march was organized to draw attention to the rising cost of living along the relatively new trail,…
Marchers take to the 606 trail to protest gentrification
The Logan Square Neighborhood Association, a community group which organized the march, offered proposals on how to keep residents from having to move. “If we’re going to keep working…
Group protests number of low-income units in planned Lathrop redevelopment
"Groups that included the Chicago Housing Initiative, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association and leaders from several churches rallied at the Lathrop complex at West Diversey Parkway and North…
Compañías encuentran tácticas para evadir vivienda asequible
Además de construir proyectos residenciales extremadamente costosos, algunas compañías podrían estar evadiendo aspectos importantes de la Ordenanza de Requisitos…
'We're Strangers in Our Own Land': Protesters Decry Humboldt Park Mansions
"Our taxes are going up and our paychecks are staying the same," said Juan Media, who's lived in Humboldt Park for 30 years. "We will be forced to sell if we haven't been already. My neighbors that…
'We've Been Pushed Out,' Logan Square Teens Protest Gentrification
"We've been pushed out of our neighborhoods," said Eduardo Cordero, 16."Do you think these buildings are meant for people who've lived here for a long time?"
Protesters Demand CPS, Mayor Halt Cuts, Ask 'Rich to Pay Their Fair Share'
“Our school budgets are getting chopped at the same time families are struggling to stay in their community," said Jennifer Velazquez, a Kelvyn Park High School graduate and local school…
Rahm Emanuel's Housing Agency Sitting On Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars With Massive Waitlist
"The Chicago Housing Authority's waitlist tops 280,000, with a sizable portion of the city's population hoping for a shot at affordable housing. Ninety-seven percent of the people receiving housing…
Mildred Pagan, Lathrop Homes Community Activist, 1955-2014
Logan Square Neighborhood Association and the Lathrop Community will miss your leadership Mildred...you made a difference.
LSNA 52nd Congress Tackles Housing And Education
LSNA officials pledged to register 2,000 voters this summer. Their initiative was supported by the aldermen and several local groups including the Center For Changing Lives , St. Sylvester Parish …
Future of Ames, Kelvyn Schools Focus of Logan Square Association Congress
If CPS chief executive officer Barbara Byrd Bennett "is committed to the students then she should be here,” Valasquez said. “We’re scared and skeptical — August is right…
Residents of Bucktown, Roscoe Village fume as CHA vote on redevelopment plan nears
“There are not enough words or ways to describe how much of an insult this is to the community,” said Lissette Castañeda, co-chair of the housing and land use committee for the…
Lathrop Homes Redevelopment on Chicago Tonight (Video)
LSNA Preserve Lathrop resident leaders Miguel Suarez and Titus Kerby "believe the homes should be returned to the low-income residents who once filled the units."
Please Help Bring Pastor Nieves Back to Chicago
Our friends at Humboldt Park UMC, an LSNA member organization - urgently need our financial help for a medical emergency.
Lathrop Residents PUSH against CHA Plan.
"A tower is out of character and it's wrong," Waguespack said. "We don't want to allow CHA to do something that organizations and people around it are opposed to." In letters and a published…