Archives For: Chicago
Cook County officials celebrated a milestone Wednesday morning on the West Side with the 1,000th renovated home as part of a county-run program.
16 Feb 2022
U.S. News & World Report published an article outlining a partnership between the City of Chicago, Ill., nonprofit community groups, financial institutions and others that aims to revitalize housing left behind in the foreclosure crisis.
9 Jul 2018
Ordinance O2018-5052 (Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 13-12 prohibiting use of plywood or wood-based material for securing vacant buildings) was introduced in the Chicago, Ill., City Council and was assigned to the Committee on Finance.
27 Jun 2018
The Chicago Tribune published an article discussing a proposed escalating vacant property registration fee in the city of Chicago.
25 May 2017
On December 1, Locke Lord LLP released an article authored by attorneys Simon A. Fleischman, Ryan M. Holz and Simon M. Feng. The article discusses a Chicago, IL vacant property registration ordinance that became effective on October 19, 2016.
1 Dec 2016
CBS Chicago released an article discussing the plan of the Chicago Department of Buildings to demolish hundreds of vacant homes mostly concentrated in four police districts.
23 Feb 2016
On April 13, the Chicago Tribune published an article titled Aldermen make changes to Chicago foreclosure ordinance.
22 Apr 2015
On April 16, DS News released an article discussing the launch of the Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative, a program designed to stabilize neighborhoods around Chicago and help delinquent borrowers avoid foreclosure.
17 Apr 2015
On June 25, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released an update titled FHFA Announces New HARP Outreach Efforts.
26 Jun 2014
On October 8, the Chicago Tribune published an article titled Dealing with Chicago’s Vacant Buildings Isn’t an Open-and-Shut Matter.
8 Oct 2013