Posts tagged "Communities United Against Foreclosure and Eviction"

Citywide Housing Rights Bus Tour takes the streets (video)

On June 8, three community organizations united to tour neighborhoods they identified as the hardest hit by housing issues in Chicago. In the hopes of putting a face on foreclosures and evictions, organizers of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign, Communities United Against Foreclosure and Eviction, and Centro Autónomo de Albany Park organized the Citywide Housing Rights... Read more »

Housing activists welcome New York Times coverage, want more gender balance

Housing activists welcome New York Times coverage, want more gender balance
In a city still suffering from a housing crisis that ripped through economically disadvantaged black and Latino communities, an article that throws a national spotlight on Chicago activists’ fight to claim empty and dilapidated houses is a welcome acknowledgement of their struggle. In a May 29 article titled “The Death and Life of Chicago,” The... Read more »

Neighbors help 76-year-old woman fight to keep home that's been in her family for generations

Neighbors help 76-year-old woman fight to keep home that's been in her family for generations
Mary Bonelli hardly knew anyone among the 40 or so people clustered in front of her two-story brick home in Belmont-Cragin. “They’re all strangers,” she said. “It means a lot knowing that I am not alone.” The “strangers” were from Chicago’s Communities United Against Foreclosure and Eviction. They had gathered to protest Bonelli’s forthcoming eviction... Read more »
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