Posts tagged "Woodlawn Community Development Corp."
Politics in review: Rep. Rush vows to stop Metra's project; fresh food relief to food deserts; 41 alderman 'trust' Rahm
Tune in tonight to WMAQ at 10p.m. to check out The Chicago Reporter’s first collaboration with our new media partner. Our friends over at WMAQ will be following up on our latest investigation, “Following Finney,” in which we raised a series of questions about how two nonprofits overseen by clout-heavy minister Leon Finney Jr.–The Woodlawn... Read more »
What do you have if you put together a prominent landlord, $300 million in development projects and apartments without heat? Today, tune in to the Barbershop Show on Vocalo at noon, when we’ll look into what the conditions are in subsidized housing managed by one polarizing figure on the South Sider–Leon Finney Jr. Finney is a... Read more »
Among the handful of scofflaw landlords who won’t be ringing in the New Year with new city contracts is one of former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s most strident allies: Leon Finney Jr. Finney has been under fire for racking up serious code violations–including no heat, no hot water and chronically broken boilers–in a handful of... Read more »