The Daily Northwestern

City Council approves demolition of buildings to be redeveloped as affordable housing

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 12, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council approved a plan Monday to transfer funds to a nonprofit organization that will then demolish 13 abandoned buildings in the west and south sides of Evanston, before redeveloping them as affordable housing. Under...

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,...