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Planners snub 'supportive housing' proposal 5/13/2008
Logan Square pastors and civic leaders are calling on Ald. Rey Colón (35th) and Mayor Richard M. Daley to reverse a decision by the city’s planning department that neighborhood leaders say would undercut the Mayor’s "Plan to End Homelessness."
LSNA stakes claim block by block 8/15/2007
The Logan Square Neighborhood Association and its NCP partners are working project by project to preserve and enhance quality affordable housing and retail spaces.
LSNA helps pass affordable housing law 6/25/2007
Mayor Daley signed off on the Affordable Requirements Ordinance after City Council passed it on May 14. It was six years after the citywide Balanced Development Coalition started its campaign for a law to require more affordable housing in Chicago.
Fresh start for Quad Communities 5/11/2006
Quad Communities Development Corporation is embarked on a tricky balancing act. It’s trying to shape–but not discourage–a torrent of new residential development, much of it upscale replacements for demolished public housing. And it’s trying to guard the interests of long-time residents–African-American families who held their ground during the hard times and hope to benefit from the neighborhood’s comeback.
Agency Partnerships: St. Edmund's Redevelopment Corporation 1/14/2006
St. Edmund's Redevelopment Corporation, the NCP lead agency in Washington Park, has a variety of fruitful partnerships with community and citywide agencies and offices.
Quad area gains rooftops, seeks retail 9/23/2005
Thirty real estate and community development experts toured the Quad Communities on July 28 and discussed strategies for attracting retail stores to serve an influx of 10,000 new residents over the next five years. The participants said it would take hard work, subsidies and an element of risk to get a retail renaissance underway.
LSNA works with Lathrop Homes 8/31/2005
Lathrop Homes, a Chicago Housing Authority site across the river in Hamlin Park, has long been involved in the Logan Square Neighborhood Association and has been a steady partner to LSNA.
Agency Thumbnail: Near West Side CDC 4/9/2005
Near West Side Community Development Corporation (NWCDC) was established in 1988. For the last 16 years, the organization has been actively developing affordable housing,organizing and providing supportive services to low and moderate income residents inthe West Haven community. Learn more about NWCDC's mission, accomplishments and key programs.
Washington Park seeks population growth 4/20/2004
Having lost more than 30,000 residents in recent decades, the Washington Park community is wrestling with the question of how to bring the neighborhood back to life. St. Edmund's Redevelopment Corp. believes the first step is to provide housing.
St. Edmund's inks deal on CHA townhouses 9/20/2003
It took nearly 10 years of give-and-take negotiation, but St. Edmund’s Meadows promises to be worth the wait. It’s the latest undertaking of St. Edmund’s Redevelopment Corporation (SERC), the church-based dynamo leading the revival of the Washington Park neighborhood. It’s also the first time the Chicago Housing Authority has sold apartments to a not-for-profit for rehab.

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