Posts tagged "Chicago Housing Crisis"

Seven Facts About the Housing Crisis

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Unless you’ve been under a rock, you have heard of the housing crisis facing American families, but many people don’t know what this crisis means exactly. Here are some hard numbers that I hope bring this housing crisis home to those lucky enough to be able to have one. The value of U.S. homes have... Read more »

Know Your Rights: Housing Discrimination

I have talked previously about rights Chicagoans have as tenants, but what about the rights Chicagoans have as they try to become tenants? This post will help explain what, if any, discrimination is allowed when a Chicagoan tries to find housing. Firstly, any person that manages in any manner a public accommodation (own, lease, etc.)... Read more »

Chicago Housing Crisis Solutions: Eminent Domain and Liberated Homes

The city of Chicago has come to an impasse regarding the housing crisis. Over 45,000 homes have been foreclosed since the market failed in 2007 and many continue to go under.┬áThese empty homes are such blights on communities that Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans on spending four million dollars to start the process of tearing some... Read more »
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