The Daily Northwestern

Long-time executive director of North Shore affordable housing non-profit to step down

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 1, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

The long-time executive director of Open Communities, a nonprofit that has worked with Evanston to ensure equitable housing in the city, will step down in January. Gail Schechter, who is also a former professor at Northwestern’s...

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...