In the Media

Merriam-Webster Names ‘Justice’ the Word of the Year: Here’s Why It Was Such an Important Word in Chicago in 2018, Make It Better, 12/17/18

Illinois Cities Getting Federal Funds to Help People Find Quality Housing, CBS 2 Chicago, 10/16/18

Midland States Bank promotes David Noble, Effingham Daily News, 10/16/18

New housing department: solution to crisis or election ploy? Gazette Chicago, 8/6/18

Working hard, but still out of reach: One couple’s story of struggle to find affordable local housing, Kendall County Record, 8/2/18

Eviction Filings Hurt Tenants, Even If They Win, Shelterforce, 7/30/18

Priced out? Study puts Kendall County rents highest in state, Kendall County Record, 7/18/18

Rockford has highest eviction rates in Illinois, 23 WIFR, 7/12/18

Rockford leads the state in evictions, 12 WREX, 7/12/18

Boxed In, One Illinois, 6/21/18

Report Targets Unaffordability Of Rent For Minimum Wage Earners, WUIS/NPR Illinois, 6/19/18

Rent out of reach for many in Peoria, Peoria Journal Star, 6/15/18

Evictions in Decatur: Local Rate is Double Statewide Rate, The 21st Show/Illinois Public Media, 5/23/18

Sealing Eviction Filings Could Protect Tenants’ Rights, Advocates Argue, WUIS/NPR Illinois, 5/17/18

Homebuyer help: Local housing partnership offers affordable home options for low-income residents, St. Louis Public Radio, 5/1/18

Southern Illinois Public Housing, The 21st Show/Illinois Public Media, 5/1/18

Report Backs Bill to Hold Eviction Data, StreetWise, 4/16/18

Failed eviction attempts wouldn’t haunt tenants under proposed state law, Chicago Reader, 3/19/18

Building Affordable Housing Just Got That Much Harder, Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University, 3/8/18

Thousands Waiting for Affordable Housing in Champaign County, CU-CitizenAccess, 2/1/18

2017

Putting People First, CAN TV, 9/22/17

‘Everything’s in Danger’: Illinois Approaches 3rd Year Without Budget, The New York Times, 6/30/17

Minimum Wage Workers Struggle to Pay Rent in Illinois, Illinois Public Media, 6/30/17

Study Finds Rent Unaffordable For Low Income Workers, NPR Illinois, 6/20/17

Affordable housing is an upward climb for minimum wage workers, Speaking Chicago, 6/14/17

Why renters are falling behind, Daily Journal, 6/9/17

Report: For Minimum Wage Workers, Affordable Housing ‘Out of Reach’, WTTW Chicago Tonight, 6/8/17

Advocates: Low-income housing rehabilitation programs provide more than short-term help, Southern Illinoisan, 6/1/17

Community groups come together to take action against homelessness, Columbia Chronicle, 3/27/17

Housing groups warn some ‘could end up losing their homes’ if vouchers cut, Chicago Tribune, 3/24/17

Taking Action to End Homelessness, CAN TV, 3/24/17

Affordable Housing, ABC 7 Newsviews, 3/19/17

Report: Impoverished Households Face ‘Critical’ Rental Shortage, WTTW Chicago Tonight, 3/6/17

Illinois’ Poorest Households Face Severe Shortage of Available, Affordable Housing, Reboot Illinois, 3/3/17

What’s at stake for Chicago and Illinois under President Trump, Chicago Reporter, 1/20/17

Facing Budget Impasse and Ben Carson, Housing Advocates Press On, Chicago Magazine, 1/11/17

2016

Day center services’ pros, cons debated in Springfield, State Journal Register, 12/10/16

Homeless Groups to Counter-Program Rauner on Facebook, Capitol Fax, 12/1/16

Make Room Campaign, StreetWise, 11/8/16

Focus on Tomorrow with Housing Action Illinois, CAN TV, 6/14/16

Wage gap puts housing out of reach for many Illinois residents, Kendall County Chronicle, 6/10/16

Affordable housing out of reach for many in Illinois, Chicago Citizen, 6/7/16

New U.S. report shows hurdles for low income renters to find affordable housing, Chicago Examiner, 6/6/16

Renting a Chicago apartment becoming less affordable, study says, Chicago Tribune, 5/25/16

Illinois Renters Must Earn Nearly $20 An Hour To Afford A Modest Two-Bedroom Apartment, Report Finds, Progress Illinois, 5/25/16

New Report by Chicago Urban League Highlights Housing Segregation, Chicago Examiner, 4/21/16

Judge Orders Compensation For Elderly Black Victims Of Reverse Mortgage Scam, Chicago Reporter, 01/28/16

ISU Grad Student Helps Others Find Affordable Housing, ISU News, 01/25/16