The Daily Northwestern

Housing, youth employment discussed at Fifth Ward meeting

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

October 20, 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....

Campaign raises $10K for Evanston family facing eviction

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 5, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A woman has raised more than $10,000 through an online campaign for an Evanston family facing eviction in the near future. Joanna Broder has raised money for the Watson family via the website FundRazr. The Watsons were expected to b...

City earmarks federal funds for west Evanston affordable housing

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

May 30, 2013

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston City Council voted Tuesday to approve using federal funds to construct two affordable rental units in the 2nd Ward. The nonprofit Community Partners for Affordable Housing acquired $277,685 in federal HOME funds,...