Sarah's Circle In Uptown Aims To Eliminate Homelessness One Woman At A TimeJune Merritt is celebrating four years since she was forced to live on the streets. She’s found a home in a permanent apartment at Sarah’s Circle.
Landlords Have Doubts About Cook County Law Intended To Help Ex-Offenders Find HousingA new Cook County law is intended to help ex-offenders find housing, but landlords worry it will make it harder to find good tenants.
Illinois Public Housing Agencies Receive $2.7M In HUD GrantsCoordinators connect residents to programs and services that exist in the community to help them find employment, job training or educational opportunities.
Illinois Cities Getting Federal Funds To Help People Find Quality HousingHUD counseling money will go to Carlinville, Chicago, Grayslake, Joliet and Springfield.
Cook County Housing Program Celebrates MilestoneSince launching in 2014, Cook County Land Bank Authority has bought 400 homes and sold 300 homes to 135 unique developers to rehab and build communities.
2 Investigators: CHA Collecting Millions In Tax Dollars For Mostly Vacant Housing ComplexCBS 2's Dave Savini investigates the city's handling of your money.
Someone You Should Know: Volunteers Of AmericaIt's hard for young veterans with families to find homes, and they can end up homeless. One group is trying to help, CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.
Disabled Residents Demand More Support For Accessible HousingA small crowd of people, most with varying disabilities, chanted outside City Hall; calling for more affordable, accessible, integrated housing.
Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate RecapDue to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February's real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.
Housing Coalition Criticizes Emanuel Plan As Giveaway To Private DevelopersA Chicago housing coalition says private developers, not tenants, will be the big winners in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new "Plan Forward" CHA initiative, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Quinn And Madigan Differ On Guns, HousingIllinois voters got a peek Monday at what a 2014 gubernatorial primary might look like, as Gov. Pat Quinn and his potential toughest Democratic challenger played up their individual efforts to help the housing market bounce back and offered differing takes on the state's concealed carry discussions.
Activists Rally For Affordable Housing In LakeviewThey say they won't go without a fight, not even on a rainy day, chanting and marching outside buildings that for quite some time, offered SRO's, or single room occupancy units to those who had no other options.
CHA Targeting Nearly 650 Units At Altgeld Gardens For DemolitionForeclosures and homelessness are big issues in Chicago, but the Chicago Housing Authority has approved plans to tear down hundreds of units at its Altgeld Gardens housing complex on the Far South Side.
Montgomery Rolling Out Welcome Mat For BluebirdsThe west suburban town of Montgomery is hoping a new housing program will revive the town's once flourishing population of bluebirds.
Housing Activists Go Door-To-Door To Halt EvictionsHousing activists are knocking on doors over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend in an attempt to keep homeowners in foreclosure from being evicted.