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Sep 28, 2021
The Northwest Home Equity Assurance Program was originally created to help prevent white flight. The money sat unspent for years.
Jul 20, 2021
A new law will enable entrepreneurs to make direct sales and deliveries of bread, cake and other homemade products across the state.
Jun 8, 2021
Lower home appraisal values contribute to the wealth gap between white communities and communities of Black and Latinx people.
Apr 19, 2021
Most tax credits from a program encouraging developers to build or renovate affordable units went to majority-Black neighborhoods.
Nov 27, 2020
New ways of urban living could emerge as the pandemic changes how people gather and move about cities.
Sep 21, 2020
Family members of one Black 32-year-old woman who died say they are concerned about the lack of communication from the hospital before her death.
Jan 23, 2020
But economic impact is hard to track without oversight at state or federal level. Critics say that's not good enough.
Sep 26, 2019
For people who served time in prison, finding affordable housing can be a challenge.
Apr 3, 2019
Who will the multibillion-dollar project benefit?
Jan 29, 2018
Issues with schools, a stagnant job market and affordability have driven 12,000 blacks from Cook County in the last year.