January Roundup: Seven Stories in the News

January was full of proposed solutions, problems, deferred legislation. America is on the cusp of change, either toward a holistic, affordable-housing based society or toward a bifurcated state comprised only of the very rich and the very poor, the antithesis of our founders’ intended country. I hope we land on the side of balance. 1) Who gets […]

Can Mayor Emanuel develop more than 700 affordable housing units in one year?

                Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced last week, at the opening of Hope Manor Apartments II in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, that by 2015 he will end homelessness among Chicago Veterans of the U.S. Military. According to the 2014 Point-in-Time Count and Survey Report conducted by the Chicago Department of Family and Support […]