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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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Fair housing advocates, housing providers divided on proposed renter landlord ordinance amendments

May 2, 2024

Leading up to City Council’s vote on changes to Evanston’s residential landlord and tenant ordinance, city residents are split on the amendments' impact. Evanston’s Housing and Community Development...

Ald. Devon Reid sits behind the desk and speaks while gesturing.

City Council approves financial assistance for small and medium rental providers

February 28, 2023

City Council unanimously approved a program Monday to provide financial assistance to small and medium rental providers with Evanston’s American Rescue Plan Act funds. The program will grant landlords...

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City Council discusses where to allocate about $5.7 million remaining ARPA funds

January 24, 2023

Interim Community Development Director Sarah Flax updated City Council on the city’s approximate $5.7 million remaining American Rescue Plan Act funds Monday. ARPA, a federal COVID-19 pandemic relief...

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Small landlords frustrated at delay in federal aid

January 19, 2023

City Council approved a plan last March to give financial support to small and medium-sized landlords using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.  But landlords haven't yet received any aid, leaving...

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City Council approves $3 million ARPA allocation to McGaw YMCA men’s residence renovation

June 14, 2022

City Council voted 6-1 to approve a $3 million allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funding to support the renovation of The McGaw YMCA’s Men’s Residence on Monday.  “Our goal is to continue...

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