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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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Evanston group for fair zoning launches community outreach initiative

October 20, 2022

Joining Forces for Affordable Housing, a local coalition working toward equitable zoning, is launching community outreach — hoping to contribute to larger city plans to increase affordable housing.  The...

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Connections for the Homeless presents Margarita Inn listening session responses, Good Neighbor Agreement

September 21, 2022

Connections for the Homeless presented its findings on concerns related to the Margarita Inn after hosting 17 listening sessions for community members over the summer. The organization discussed steps...

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Eighth annual Taste of Evanston brings together local restaurants to fight against housing insecurity

September 21, 2022

Gathered beneath white tents, attendees of the eighth annual Taste of Evanston spent their time — and money — to whet their  appetites and fight housing insecurity Sunday.  The Evanston Lighthouse...

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In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

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Land Use Commission upholds rooming house designation for Margarita Inn, special use permit still expired

May 26, 2022

Connections for the Homeless can continue operating the Margarita Inn under a rooming house designation, Evanston’s Land Use Commission ruled Wednesday.  Connections’ pending acquisition of the...

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