A luxury apartment. (Credit: CBS)

Reasonable Rents Getting Harder To Come By In Chicago Area

In this Original Report, Dorothy Tucker reports why reasonable rents are a rarity.


Fire guts a Whiting, Ind. building Sunday. (Susan Cornelius)

Fire Guts Whiting, Ind. Building

A massive fire gutted a commercial-residential building in downtown Whiting, Ind., displacing residents from seven apartments and keeping firefighters outside in cold temperatures Sunday evening.


The Aqua hotel and condo tower was designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. (Credit: Aqua Condo Chicago)

Hottest Rental Properties In Chicago

The peak renting season is just a few months away. The editors at Curbed Chicago did some research to come up with the 15 hottest rental properties in Chicago.


File Photo Of An Air Conditioner (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Many High-Rise Residents Suffering In Spring Heat

Chicago has had eight days of record warmth, and it’s caused some residents of Presidential Towers in the West Loop to wonder why the air conditioning isn’t on.


Broadway Dominick's Site

Mariano’s Market, Apartments Planned For Old East Lakeview Dominick’s Site

A new plan calls for a Mariano’s Fresh Market grocery store, and as many as seven stories of apartments, at the long-vacant East Lakeview site where a Dominick’s store burned down more than six years ago.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Halsted Street/Bradley Place Development

Neighbors Take Issue With East Lakeview Residential Development Plan

Some neighbors in East Lakeview are taking issue with plans for a massive 15-story residential development at the northernmost end of the Boystown strip.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

City Receives $30.5 Million Grant To Revitalize Woodlawn Neighborhood

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that the city has secured $30.5 million in federal funding to redevelop parts of the struggling Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

Hospital Bed Generic

Judge Clears Way For Developmentally Disabled To Leave Institutions

Chief U.S. District Judge James Holderman has approved a settlement that will allow developmentally disabled to move from state institutions into apartments or small group homes.

WBBM Newsradio–06/16/2011

For Rent

Rents Expected To Go Up In Chicago

If you’re renting an apartment and you live in the Chicago area, you might need to tweak your budget to allow for another increase.

WBBM Newsradio–02/11/2011