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‘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…
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..."
How One Alderman Is Working to Demystify Redevelopment
The signage indicating zoning changes is notoriously impenetrable. In Logan Square, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is rolling out new rules.
Comunidad se reúne para buscar soluciones al desplazamiento urbano en un barrio de Chicago
"Este jueves una iglesia abrió sus puertas para residentes y varias organizaciones que discutieron sobre este fenómeno en Logan Square..."
How Can We Keep Neighborhood Investments From Causing Displacement?
“The 606 is a great amenity,” Linares said. He noted that, along with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association , LUCHA was a longtime advocate for building the trail. “So when we…
Youth Rally Blocks The 606 To Keep Anti-Gentrification Ordinance On Track
"Logan Square has always been my home. I went to grade school in Logan Square and all my memories are in Logan Square. I've seen Latinx people leave, and luxury developments pop up, and I've started…
Residentes de zonas aledañas al sendero 606 se manifiestan para que protejan viviendas asequibles
"Concejales de Chicago presentarán una ordenanza, con el fin de apoyar a la comunidad, que impondría una cuota a los desarrolladores que planean demoler edificios."
$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…

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