Low-income housing proposal spurs sparring in Oak Park

Oak Park has long been known as one of Chicagoland's more open and welcoming communities. As is often the case in even the most liberal suburb, however, any proposal to build low-income housing triggers a drawn-out community debate.

Communities that thrive on racial and ethnic diversity, it seems, aren't always as welcoming of economic diversity.

Head over to Trib Local and read one of the opening chapters in what's likely to be a lengthy saga involving the redevelopment of a former Comcast site in Oak Park.

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