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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


Monday’s Truth in Taxation Hearing brought residents to the council chamber to voice concerns about property tax increases in the proposed 2024 budget.

Residents voice concerns on property tax hikes at City Council ‘Truth in Taxation’ Hearing

November 7, 2023

Evanston residents voiced concerns about the city’s proposed 2024 budget, specifically its property tax hikes, during the “Truth in Taxation” Hearing at Monday’s City Council meeting.  The...

An orange map of Evanston next to an icon of a house with an equal sign inside.

New Just Cause Ordinance hopes to ensure housing equitability for tenants

October 17, 2023

After months of review by Evanston’s Just Cause task force, the city’s new proposed Just Cause Ordinance is ready to be reviewed by the Housing and Community Development Committee.  The Just Cause...

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma sits behind a desk and speaks into a microphone.

City Council approves Connections for the Homeless rooming house permit, signs operating agreement

May 22, 2023

City Council voted Monday to approve a special use permit for Connections for the Homeless to operate a rooming house at the Margarita Inn. Connections, an Evanston-based nonprofit, has been offering...

Ald. Eleanor Revelle (7th) attends Monday night’s Council meeting. Revelle originally urged the Council to vote on the benchmarking ordinance now rather than later, but agreed to hold the vote until November.

Council holds vote on energy benchmarking ordinance

September 27, 2016

Aldermen voted on Monday to postpone a decision on an energy benchmarking ordinance that would require some Evanston property owners to submit utility bills to monitor energy usage. At City Council...

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) addresses the nuisance properties ordinance at Wednesday’s subcommittee meeting. The ordinance, which was introduced earlier this year, aims to increase scrutiny on nuisance properties but ambiguities with it are being reviewed by the subcommittee.

Subcommittee makes plan to revise nuisance property ordinance

April 7, 2016

An Evanston subcommittee discussed how to revise an ordinance aimed at improving conditions at nuisance properties Wednesday night, focusing on how to increase cooperation with landlords and avoid targeting...

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