The Daily Northwestern

Homelessness increases slightly in Illinois in 2012, report shows

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2013

Homelessness in Illinois increased slightly from 2011 to 2012, bucking a national trend of stable rates, according to a report released April 9 by the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Statewide, homelessness increased...

Cook County placed on ‘Poverty Warning’ list

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

January 21, 2013

Cook County ranks among the most impoverished counties in the Illinois, according to a report released last week. In a state where one third of residents live in or at the brink of poverty, Cook County is one of 14 counties...