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

Houses lined up on a blue background with a green floor. A piece of paper with black lines and a dollar sign is in the foreground with COVID-19 particles in the sky.

Q&A: Open Communities CEO Cheryl Lawrence on Homeowner Assistance Fund

May 2, 2022

Fair housing agency Open Communities is working to set up Evanston residents who have fallen behind in their mortgage payments with support through the Illinois Emergency Homeowners Assistance Fund.  The...

A row of houses sits on top of a bridge. Underneath is water.

New Housing and Community Development Committee talks funding and upcoming goals

September 22, 2021

Evanston’s Housing and Community Development Committee discussed its goals for the group and the upcoming year in its inaugural meeting Tuesday.  The committee is responsible for recommending how...

Carl Caneva, the city’s assistant director of the health department, speaks in front of city staff Monday. Officials met at the first Human Services Funding Summit meeting to discuss better ways to allocate funding to public services.

Evanston officials talk changes to grant process

November 4, 2014

City officials discussed Monday revising the funding allocation and application process for two grants that support Evanston agencies and social services. Members of the Human Services Committee, the...

Aldermen and housing and grants administrator Sarah Flax discuss housing for low- to moderate-income residents. Evanston is applying to receive funding from the federal government to provide affordable housing for its residents.

Housing officials encourage more citizen participation

October 21, 2014

Evanston is currently reviewing its draft of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, a proposal addressing housing for low- to moderate-income residents. The city invited residents to a meeting Tuesday evening...

Turning Point Health Center awarded grant

September 18, 2014

A local health care center was awarded a $90,000 grant from Cook County to create a new facility that will provide multiple services to homeless individuals, the organization announced Thursday. The...

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