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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...

A person drawing the map of Evanston, with multiple drafts strewn around them.

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....

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

Rapid Recap: City Council approves South Boulevard housing project

March 1, 2022

City Council authorized a proposal to develop a mixed-income housing project at 504-514 South Blvd. Monday night.  The selected proposal has 41 units of family housing. Sarah Flax, the city’s housing...

An aerial shot of the buildings around Evanston’s ountain square, primarily high-rise buildings with big glass windows, with tile and a blank fountain in the square beside a four-way street.

Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee talks affordable housing, accessibility barriers

October 20, 2021

The 2020 Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee highlighted some barriers to affordable housing in Evanston at Tuesday’s Housing and Human Development Committee meeting. The barriers included...

Three light yellow figures, one with long hair, stand in the open doorway of a bright orange house with a black question mark printed on it and a purple roof, against an orange graph paper background.

The Daily Explains: What is Evanston’s “Brothel Law”?

October 18, 2021

How many roommates would you want to live with in your first apartment? To upperclassmen living off-campus who juggle rent, compatibility and square footage, that’s a common social and financial question....

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