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

“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 the final month of his administration. … as part of his legacy.”

LSNA's Aldermanic Questionnaire- Run-Off Edition

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 Cardona Jr., Rossana Rodriguez, and Jessica Gutierrez for attending. 

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

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 Bucktown.

LSNA's Aldermanic Candidate Forum Recap and Questionnaire Answers

Did you miss LSNA's aldermanic forum last Friday, February 8th, 2019? See our answers to our communities' questions here- including responses from the 1st, 26th, 31st, 33rd, and 35th Ward. 

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

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 Neighborhood Association’s Quality of Life plan, released in December 2018.

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

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 practices they claim discriminated against black and Hispanic homeowners, particularly in Chicago.

On Feb. 7, Cook County Circuit Judge Celia Gamrath rejected the county’s attempt to pull the plug on the legal action brought by the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, Logan Square Neighborhood Association and South Suburban Housing Center.

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

On Feb. 7, Cook County Circuit Judge Celia Gamrath rejected the county’s attempt to pull the plug on the legal action brought by the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, Logan Square Neighborhood Association and South Suburban Housing Center.

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

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 competitive aldermanic races. Thirteen candidates filled the stage, including some incumbents, such as Aldermen Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st  Ward), Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th Ward), and Milly Santiago (31st Ward).

StoryCorps Chicago: ‘Gentrification Is Colonization’

Ashley Galvan Ramos is an anti-gentrification activist in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, where she grew up.