The Daily Northwestern

Housing, youth employment discussed at Fifth Ward meeting

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

October 21, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Some Fifth Ward residents said Thursday that affordable housing solutions and the continuation of the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program are the most crucial parts of the 2017 proposed budget to their community. Ald....

Letter to the Editor: Response to Presbyterian Homes article

Barbara Bolsen

October 11, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To The Daily Northwestern: I appreciate your Oct. 5 article on Presbyterian Homes' intention to sell its Neighborhood Homes — three affordable buildings for senior citizens in Chicago — to a commercial real estate develop...

Evanston updates residents on accessibility initiative for aging population

Stephanie Kelly, Reporter

April 19, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

City staff and residents gathered Saturday to discuss an initiative to improve the aging Evanston population's access to transportation, affordable housing and other services. During the meeting at the Levy Senior Center, 300...

Evanston aldermen delay vote on 12-story Maple Avenue apartment complex

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

March 24, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Debate over the availability of affordable housing in downtown Evanston stalled aldermen Monday from approving a new 12-story residential building. City officials voted to delay the approval of plans for a development to...

Housing options expand for low-income renters in Cook County

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 22, 2013

Filed under City, Local

Hundreds of low-income renters in Evanston will have expanded housing options starting in August, thanks to the passage of an ordinance by the Cook County Board of Commissioners earlier this month. The ordinance prohibits landlords...