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PI Original
by Micah Maidenberg
3:00pm
Fri Mar 18, 2011

Springfield Looks To Heal Foreclosure Wounds

With federal efforts to stem the tide of foreclosures proving inadequate to the scale of the problem in Illinois, some lawmakers and advocates are looking to Springfield.

PI Original
by Micah Maidenberg
3:56pm
Wed Mar 16, 2011

On His Way Out, Daley Tackles Pollution, Vacant Properties

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley only has a few more weeks on the job, but at the last City Council meeting he put two new ordinances -- one that concern diesel pollution, the other concerning housing -- into play.

PI Original
by Micah Maidenberg
2:54pm
Fri Jan 28, 2011

Who Will Step Up To Fight The Foreclosure Crisis?

Last week, Progress Illinois traced out the recent history of a vacant, foreclosed home on Chicago's West Side. Today that home was demolished.

Quick Hit
by Micah Maidenberg
11:31am
Wed Jan 26, 2011

Clean It Up Or Face Jail Time

Owners of dangerous vacant buildings in Chicago could face up to six months in jail for failing to properly maintain their properties, according to an ordinance that advanced out of the City Council's buildings committee yesterday and now heads to the full

Quick Hit
by Adam Doster
3:12pm
Fri Jan 21, 2011

HUD Models Illinois On LGBT Housing Rights

By the end of the year, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals won't be shut out of federal housing assistance any longer. In a move praised by gay rights groups yesterday, the U.S.

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