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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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A history of initiatives and attempts to increase affordable housing in Evanston

October 12, 2022

A few years ago, Evanston’s Interim Community Development Director Sarah Flax found out some residents were paying more than 25% of their income for housing in the 1960s. Concerns over the lack of...

Sarah Flax. The Housing and Grants manager presented ideas of using smaller developments and accessory dwelling units as affordable housing solutions at an Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee meeting Wednesday.

Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee considers smaller developments to integrate housing

May 16, 2019

The Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee discussed using smaller developments and accessory dwelling units as affordable housing solutions at a Wednesday meeting. Housing and grants manager Sarah...

Members of the Evanston Housing and Homeless Commission discuss a new draft for the city’s Affordable Housing Fund. The draft outlined the commission’s role with affordable housing, as well as the fund’s priorities

Housing and Homeless Commission looks for greater role in city decision-making, struggles to define role

March 8, 2019

The Evanston Housing and Homeless Commission discussed a new draft for the city’s Affordable Housing Fund at a meeting on Thursday, seeking greater say in the city’s authority to allocate the fund’s...

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