Posts tagged "eminent domain"
Race, poverty and politics: Rahm says 'no' to eminent domain; 13,000 Dreamers at Navy Pier; House expels Rep. Smith
While the city council met this week to discuss the use of eminent domain in the foreclosure crisis, Mayor Rahm Emanuel simultaneously proclaimed his opposition to the idea, according to Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily. “The idea of using eminent domain is not one I support … because I don’t think it’s the right way... Read more »
Race, poverty and politics: first meeting of the infrastructure trust; city council mulling eminent domain to help troubled homeowners
Rahm Emanuel’s infrastructure trust had its first meeting Thursday. According to Crain’s Chicago Business, the board chairman, a retired Boeing executive, put forward rules to organize the operation of the trust. The group’s activities are expected to be subject to Freedom of Information Act requests. Eventually, the trust will need about $200 million to take... Read more »