Lawyers’ Committee For Better Housing

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Housing Advocates Want Banks To Reimburse Renters Kicked Out Due To Foreclosure

Housing advocates have thrown their support behind an ordinance introduced to the Chicago City Council, saying it could help renters and keep neighborhoods safer.


Rochelle McIntosh spent the winter of 2010-11 without heat or hot water, after her apartment building went into foreclosure, and the bank that owned it allegedly ignored her complaints. (Credit: CBS)

Foreclosure On Apartment Building Left Woman Without Heat In Winter Of ’10-’11

Remember the winter of 2010-11, and the Groundhog Day blizzard that dumped more than 21 inches of snow on Chicago? Rochelle McIntosh remembers it all too well.

CBS 2–12/04/2012