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Mayor's Affordable Housing Plan Hits Roadblock When Housing Advocates Cry Foul
" LSNA, the Spanish Coalition for Housing, the Center of Changing Lives and LUCHA banded together during former Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration and formed Here To Stay, a nonprofit land…
Put an eligible house into the Chicago land trust to lower its taxes and preserve affordability
" Many alders were upset that community organizations were left out of the discussion in designing the ordinance. Several mentioned Logan Square Neighborhood Association, in particular — based…
Trolley Tour Highlights Chicago’s Housing Woes On The Northwest Side
Affordable housing advocates from LUCHA, Spanish Coalition for Housing, Center for Changing Lives, Northwest Side Housing Center, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation and Logan Square Neighborhood…
As Logan Square & Humboldt Park Property Taxes Skyrocket, Both Longtime And New Residents Consider Moving
"We lost our neighborhood school, the streets are riddled with potholes and there's gunshots. What are we paying for?" one resident said.
‘A stranger in my own community’: Mixed feelings as young Latinos move back to gentrifying Chicago neighborhoods
“We have to ask ourselves when we are getting public amenities in our community, who is going to benefit and who is going to be burdened,” Christian Diaz, the lead housing organizer at…
Hundreds Of Logan Square Residents Show Up To Fight For 100% Affordable Housing Complex As Opponents Try To Slow Down Process
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 Case
"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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Five Mayoral Hopefuls Commit to Ambitious Progressive Agenda at Forum
“We want the next mayor of Chicago to know we’ve had enough of the devastation in our communities,” said Ashley Galvan Ramos of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, who helped…
Chicago Neighborhoods Front And Center At Forum For Mayoral Candidates
“We are here to send a message to the candidates that our communities..."
Activistas presentan plan para frenar el desplazamiento urbano en el vecindario de Hermosa, en Chicago
"Organizaciones comunitarias han diseñado un plan para evitar que en un futuro cercano cientos de latinos sean víctimas del..."
As Gentrification Moves West, Hermosa And Logan Square Leaders Launch Plan To Fight Displacement
"Logan Square Neighborhood Association partnered with Local Initiatives Support Corporation, or LISC, on the 56-page plan, which doubles as a report on the state..."
Mayoral forum recap: all the answers, none ...
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Plan unveiled to reconfigure Logan Square traffic circle
"Bicyclist Juan Sebastian Arias, who lives in Logan Square and bikes to work in the Loop, supports bike safety. He is also a member of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, which has raised…
How Chicago Is Making its Own Affordable Housing Crisis Worse
Logan Square residents and supporters march for racial equity and affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying north side neighborhood of Logan Square in Chicago on October 23, 2018.
Chicago Has A Plan To Build Near CTA Trains. But Who Does It Help?
Christian Diaz of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association stands in the Emmet Street parking lot, a city-owned lot where housing advocates envision an affordable TOD development for working-class…
Neighbors March Against Displacement in Logan Square
The demonstrators called on community members to vote out elected officials who aren’t doing enough to prevent longtime residents from being priced out of the community...
Logan Square Anti-Gentrification March Draws 500 People: ‘Fight Today, Vote Tomorrow’
"I want my son to graduate from the school I graduated from. I want my friends and family to continue to live in their neighborhoods."
Logan Square burns hot as many city neighborhoods cool down
The median price of a house sold in the Near West neighborhood in the first nine months of the year rose by a little more than 19 percent.
Logan Square Activists To March For Development Without Gentrification
More than 600 activists and their supporters are planning to march through the neighborhood next week.
Development In Humboldt Park Sparks Discussions Of Gentrification
“These are monuments to the displacement of working class families in Chicago and it’s a painful..."

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