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Chicago aldermen and advocates for the homeless discuss a proposed moratorium on closings of single room occupancy hotels in Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Mayor’s Office Pushing For Moratorium On Closures Of SRO Hotels

Advocates have said many people are being left homeless because residential hotels have been closing in increasing numbers.

06/25/2014

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney’s Office Seeks To Ensure Hotel Residents Find New Housing

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has said the two residential hotels now in the process of closing in Lakeview are in “dangerous and deplorable” condition, but his staff wants to make sure everyone finds new housing.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Sheffield House Hotel in the Lakeview neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

2 Residential Hotels Closing In Lakeview

Residents have now been ordered to move out of two of the few remaining single-room occupancy hotels in the greater Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011