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Housing Action In The Media


Chicago, Illinois Advocates Hope Impact of Supreme Court’s Homelessness Ruling Muted Locally, WTTW’s Chicago Tonight, 7/1/24

State adds two migrant shelters months before DNC, causing objections from lawmakers, Chicago Tribune, 6/28/24

Illinois Legislature Provides A Roadmap For Progress With Its State-Level Community Reinvestment Act, NCRC, 6/17/24

Illinois made a bold promise to end poverty. In Alexander County, it’s hard to tell., Northern Public Radio, 6/11/24

After 3 years, state poised to enforce law aiming to end lending discrimination, Capitol News Illinois, 4/30/24

Congresswoman Ramirez, Housing Leaders Unveil the Future of Housing: Bold, Progressive, Affordable, Sustainable, Press Release, 4/26/24

Illinois Community Reinvestment Act, The Woodstock Report on WVON1690 AM, 4/24/24

Over 100 groups demand action: United call for vote count in Bring Chicago Home case, Chicago Crusader, 3/2/24

It’s getting harder for towns to ignore their lack of affordable housing, Crain’s Chicago Business, 2/26/24

Op-ed: Illinois should protect tenants, property owners from harms of ‘crime-free’ housing laws, Chicago Tribune, 2/23/24

One of Chicago’s toughest problems is creating homes for the unhoused, Chicago Sun-Times, 2/15/24

Proposal in Springfield seeks to stop evictions spurred by police calls, Chicago Sun-Times, 2/9/24

What’s the best way to count Chicago’s homeless population?, WBEZ’s Reset with Sasha-Ann Simons, 1/29/24

Aurora group seeks to support migrants as they discuss ongoing challenges in the city, Nothern Public Radio, 1/24/24


2023 Media Placements

Rep. Davis joins in introducing bill that helps pay rent, Chicago Crusader 12/26/23

Bring Chicago Home: Guess who’s saying no again, Windy City Times 12/4/23

Task force to recommend property tax payment plan to prevent homeowner displacement, The Crusader, 8/22/23

A Controversial Investment Tool Is Devastating Homeowners, Dwell, 8/21/23

Task Force to Recommend Property Tax Payment Plan to Prevent Homeowner Displacement, The Southland Journal, 8/14/23

Where are most vacant homes in St. Clair County and what can communities do about it?, Belleville News-Democrat, 6/29/23

New report finds that affordable rental housing is nearly out of reach in Illinois, WICS ABC 7, 6/23/23

Illinois to spend over $350 million to address homelessness, The Center Square, 6/20/23

Debt ceiling deal could mean fewer Housing Choice Vouchers to go around, advocate warns, WCBU, 6/20/23

Affordable rental housing is out of reach for millions of low-wage workers, WBEZ’s Reset with Sasha-Ann Simons, 6/16/23

Studies show rent prices outpacing wages in Illinois, WMBD, 6/15/23

Can’t afford a 2-bedroom rental in Chicago? There’s a reason why, WGN Radio, 6/14/23

What does it take to afford a 2-bedroom rental in Chicago? New report finds wages still lagging, Chicago Tribune, 6/14/23

Housing associations discuss affordable housing crisis resolutions, WICS ABC 7, 5/17/23

Black families to benefit, eventually, from income discrimination ban in Illinois, News and Tribune, 5/11/23

Heat Exposure Deaths Inspire Proposed Air Conditioning Requirements in Illinois, The Southland Journal, 4/23/23

Cook County’s property tax system needs reform. Here’s how to fix it., Chicago Sun-Times, 4/19/23

Toward Permanent Renter Protections, PD&R Edge, 4/18/23

Where are seniors supposed to live? Daily Journal, 4/15/23

HUD Training Partners in Action: Housing Action Illinois, Housing Counseling Today, 4/13/23

The rent is still too high for many Peorians to afford, WCBU, 3/28/23

Closing the affordable housing gap in Illinois, WBEZ’s Reset with Sasha-Ann Simons, 3/23/23

Affordable Rental Housing Crisis in Illinois, WCBU’s On Deck, 3/21/23

Will Community Benefits Extend Past Woodlawn?, South Side Weekly, 3/21/23

Report: Extreme shortage of rental homes in Illinois for low income families, WREX-TV, 3/17/23

Saving Black homes lost to tax inequity: A decades-old practice of selling tax debt is still causing families to lose their homes, The Emancipator (The Boston Globe), 2/22/23

Pritzker proposes $49.6 billion budget prioritizing education, human services, WAND-TV, 2/15/23

Southland legislator says bill would help prevent homeowners losing properties due to back taxes, Daily Southtown, 2/1/2023

Tax Sale Reform Bill addresses longtime displacement of Black and Brown families, Chicago Crusader, 1/25/2023


2022 Media Placements

The pandemic ushered in a new era of emergency housing, but it now faces a fiscal cliff, Capitol News Illinois, 12/21/22

Harris Poll: High cost of housing is making Chicago inhospitable, Crain’s Chicago Business,12/19/22

Lawsuit alleges Cook County property tax sales discriminate and violate homeowners’ rights, WBEZ, 12/16/22

Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Announces $5 Million In Funding For Emergency Shelter Expansion,, 12/8/22

Cook County property tax sale process hits Black homeowners hardest, BGA finds, ABC7-Chicago,11/19/22

Tax sale process hits Black homeowners hardest, Illinois Answers Project,11/17/22

DeKalb’s crime-free housing debate heats up as advocacy groups raise concerns, city responds, Shaw Local, 10/10/22

What are your rights as a renter in IL? What to know as a tenant, tips to negotiate hikes, Belleville News-Democrat, 9/15/22

Rental Housing Prices At An All Time High, Illinois Public Media, 9/14/22

Legislation protecting people with disabilities in housing becomes law, The Telegraph,5/24/22

New Illinois laws prevent housing discrimination based on income, expand capitol accessibility, WGEM, 5/23/22

How an Obscure HUD Definition Is Leaving Housing Dollars Unspent, Shelterforce, 4/27/22

Eye On Illinois: Statewide affordable housing data trending in wrong direction, Northwest Herald, 4/27/22

Cook County evictions are back to pre-pandemic levels, WBEZ, 4/14/22

Lawmakers push to protect ‘nonwage income’ earners from housing discrimination, KHQA, 4/8/22

Oak Park Regional Housing Center Honors ‘Heroines of Housing,’ Chicago Defender, 3/28/22

Illinois lawmakers could add new human rights protections for affordable housing applicants, WGEM, 3/30/22

Evictions up in Peoria after pandemic moratorium ends, but housing rental debate rages on, Peoria Journal-Star, 2/10/22

Builders, housing advocates await impact of new assessment breaks for affordable units, The Daily Line, 2/8/22

Rural homelessness is increasing, advocate says it can be hard to see, The Center Square, 1/7/22



2021 Media Placements

A House committee is looking at the best way to spend federal American Rescue Plan money to increase affordable housing in Illinois, DeWitt Daily News, 11/20/21

Lawmakers, advocates chew most effective use of ARPA to ease housing crunch, The Daily Line, 11/18/21

Illinois lawmakers hope to help homeowners with additional federal funding, 23 WIFR, 11/17/21

Kankakee selected for AmeriCorps program, Kankakee Daily Journal, 11/3/21

Thousands could face eviction as Illinois moratorium ends, KWQC-TV6, 10/5/21

What to know ahead of this weekend’s eviction moratorium expiration, Capitol News Illinois, 10/1/21

More than 120,000 Illinoisans in danger of eviction as moratorium sunsets, Bloomington Pantagraph, 9/24/21

New rental assistance available for residents facing eviction lawsuit in court, WICS ABC Newschannel 20, 9/15/21

Illinois launches rental assistance program for landlords, renters in eviction court, State Journal-Register, 9/14/21

CDC ban, state eviction moratorium: What’s next for Illinois renters?, Chicago Tribune, 8/28/21

Turning back the clock? Pritzker extends Illinois’ eviction moratorium after U.S. Supreme Court nixes federal version, Chicago Sun-Times, 8/27/21

State eviction moratorium stands despite U.S. Supreme Court decision on federal order, Capitol News Illinois, 8/27/21

After the CDC eviction moratorium was blocked, what’s next for Illinois renters?, The Chicago Tribune, 8/28/21

Turning back the clock? Pritzker extends Illinois’ eviction moratorium after U.S. Supreme Court nixes federal version, Chicago Sun-Times, 8/27/21

State eviction moratorium stands despite U.S. Supreme Court decision on federal order, Capitol News Illinois, 8/27/21

Column: Despite moratorium, ‘not all evictions can be prevented’, The Chicago Tribune, 8/17/21

Tackling affordable housing in Illinois, The CloutCast by The Daily Line, 8/15/21

State to offer court-based assistance program after eviction moratorium ends, Chicago Sun-Times, 8/9/21

Report: Rent ‘out of reach’ for most low-income families, experts hope Congress acts quickly, WGEM News, 8/2/21

Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding Affordable Housing Funding, Incentives, WTTW, 7/29/21

New Illinois laws create affordable housing for thousands, assist more families with utility payments, 25 News, 7/29/21

Illinois eviction moratorium ends soon, experts expect rise in homelessness, WICS ABC Newschannel 20, 7/29/21

Illinois housing wage is more than $20 an hour, The Center Square, 7/27/21

Illinois could soon have a new affordable housing incentive – and it could work, both developers and advocates say, Chicago Tribune, 7/26/21

Central Illinois Affordable Housing Shortage Unchanged By Pandemic, WGLT, 7/20/21

As Illinois Phases Out Eviction Moratorium, Housing Advocates Gear Up, St. Louis Public Radio, 7/20/21

Affordable housing is a crucial part of our nation’s infrastructure, Crain’s Chicago Business, 7/14/21

100,000 Illinois renters could face eviction this summer, Census Bureau says, The Center Square, 7/14/21

Rent moratorium creates anxiety on both sides, The Chicago Reporter, 7/1/21

Almost 300,000 have applied for local pandemic rent relief. Another round of assistance could be coming, The Chicago Tribune, 6/24/21

Paramedics, cops donate A/C unit to family after 911 call for overheated infant, The Southern Illinoisan, 6/14/21

Dollars and Sense: Affording Rent in Illinois, Between the Leaves: On Housing, 6/9/21

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protections Laws Take Effect June 1, Suburban Chicagoland, 6/1/21

Illinois Senate passes bill creating affordable housing incentives, The Pantagraph, 5/30/21

Pritzker signs rental assistance bill, says he will ‘phase out’ eviction moratorium by August, Capitol News Illinois, 5/17/21

Illinois Will Now Grade Credit Unions and Mortgage Companies on Their Commitment to Fair Lending, Next City, 5/11/21

Emergency housing assistance bill will head to governor, Capitol News Illinois, 4/29/21

Emergency housing assistance plan heads to Pritzker’s desk, 13 WREX, 4/29/21

Affordable housing tax credit bill advances out of committee, Capitol News Illinois, 4/19/21

Feigenholtz’s affordable housing bill garnering support from Chicago aldermen, Republican lawmakers, The Daily Line, 4/7/21

COVID-19 pandemic shines new light on affordable housing issues, Capitol News Illinois, 4/5/21

How racial justice push sparked new CRA law in Illinois, American Banker, 3/30/21

Talk with Toni: Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance, 3/22/21

The 2021 Annual Awards for Business Excellence, Daily Herald, 3/22/21

How Housing and Homelessness Fundraisers are Faring in Difficult Times, Inside Philanthropy, 3/11/21

Housing dilemma: Lawmakers prepare to help families facing eviction, WGEM News, 3/1/21

Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance Provides Protections in the Suburbs, StreetWise, 2/22/21

$40 million from IHDA aims to help vulnerable Illinoisans maintain housing, The Center Square, 1/30/21

Confused About the COVID-19 Eviction Bans? We Got You Covered, City Bureau, 1/29/21

Cook County Board enacts suburban residential tenant, landlord ordinance strengthening renters’ rights: ‘It’s time,’ Chicago Tribune, 1/28/21

Housing is a human  right. This law supports that. Crain’s Chicago Business, 1/28/21

Cook County tenant protection ordinance primed for vote after fresh round of tweaks, The Daily Line, 1/26/21

As property tax refunds go unclaimed, Cook County treasurer and Englewood organizers want the funds to help preserve Black homeownership, Chicago Tribune, 1/25/21

President Biden Extended the Eviction Ban Through March 2021. Here’s How You Can Get Protection, NextAdvisor, 1/22/21

With No Oversight, Illinois Cities Flout State Law That Encourages Affordable Housing, WBEZ, 1/21/21


2020 Media Placements

The IHDA Introduces two new Homeowners Assistance Programs, WBEZ, 12/28/20

Rentervention connects renters with legal services, virtually, The Columbia Chronicle, 12/18/20

Commissioners Have Opportunity to Protect All Cook County Renters, The Daily Line, 12/15/20

Tenants’ advocates, real estate industry gear up for clash over proposed Cook County residential tenant, landlord ordinance, Chicago Tribune, 12/10/21

Letters: Protecting all Cook County Renters, Chicago Tribune, 12/4/20

With the pandemic posing a mass eviction threat, here’s what 11 housing experts say a Biden administration can do to help, Chicago Tribune, 12/3/20

An Obama-era rule forces mortgage lenders and housing providers to fix policies that cause racial disparities. Now advocates are fighting to keep it from being ‘gutted.’, Chicago Tribune, 10/29/20

Experts testify about systemic racism in Illinois home loan, banking industries, Capitol News Illinois, 10/16/20

Illinois Lawmakers Hear Ideas To End Racial Disparities in Mortgage Lending, WBEZ, 10/16/20

Lenders, advocates call for revamping appraisals while addressing homeownership, lending inequities, The Daily Line, 10/16/20

Illinois lawmakers discuss discriminatory practices in home lending and ownership , 25 News – WEEK, 10/15/20

Pritzker Extends IL Eviction Ban Another 30 Days Due To Pandemic, Patch, 9/17/20

Chicago-area renters are still being pushed out of their homes with threats of lockouts and notices on doors, despite COVID-19 eviction moratorium, Chicago Tribune, 9/11/20

Eviction Tsunami Quelled but Rent Still Will be Due, Public News Service, 9/3/20

Trump Administration and CDC Order New Eviction Moratorium, Northern Public Radio, 9/2/20

States Use CARES Act Funds to Keep Renters Afloat, But It Won’t Be Enough, Shelterforce, 8/31/20

Cook County to provide $20 million in CARES Act money to rental aid for suburban households, but Preckwinkle stresses additional federal funds needed, Chicago Tribune, 8/7/20

lllinois rental assistance program to launch next week, NPR Illinois, 8/5/20

Housing Action Illinois partners with Freddie Mac for uniform counseling data, HousingWire, 8/3/20

Illinois likely faces surge of evictions if moratorium is not extended, St. Louis Public Radio, 7/19/20

A push for federal rent relief, affordable housing in Illinois, WBEZ’s Reset, 7/15/20

COVID pandemic worsens housing crisis, One Illinois, 7/14/20

Critical questions loom for Illinois’ emergency housing relief, Center for Illinois Politics, 7/12/20

How housing discrimination continues to impact marginalized groups in the U.S., LendingTree, 7/7/20

Carbondale Warming Center receives grant to continue services, WSIL News, 7/1/20

Imagining & demanding housing justice in the time of coronavirus, CAN-TV, 5/28/20

Helping Hands of Springfield moves clients into homes, WAND-TV, 5/22/20

Housing issues compounded by COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois Public Media’s 21st Show, 5/19/20

Hope Haven receives $15,000 grant to aid COVID-19 relief, Daily Chronicle, 5/12/20

Warming Center receives grant to keep doors open during pandemic, WSIL News 3, 5/7/20

TLC says it will withdraw two south shore eviction lawsuits that violated federal law, Hyde Park Herald, 5/6/20

Illinois provides grants to homeless service providers, agencies say more is still needed, Illinois Newsroom, 5/5/20

Carbondale Warming Center receives $10,000 grant to continue serving homeless population, The Southern Illinoisan, 5/5/20

Shelter Care Ministries receives grant for homelessness, 13 WREX, 5/5/20

ERBA receives grant for homeless during COVID-19, Effingham Daily News, 5/4/20

Now more than ever, affordable housing is paramount, Crain’s Chicago Business, 4/30/20

Your Stimulus Check Will Cover May Rent, and That’s About It, Chicago Magazine, 4/23/20

State housing alliance regrants $340,000 in coronavirus-related financial aid to agencies helping homeless, Chicago Tribune, 4/22/20

Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund announces second round of grants to nonprofit organizations, 13 WREX, 4/22/20

A Fair Chance at Housing For Those With Records, Shelterforce, 4/13/20

How to find the right homebuying assistance program in Chicago, Curbed Chicago, 3/30/20

The link of housing to health care, The Daily Herald, 3/30/20

Illinois Legislators must address homelessness, housing in coronavirus response, Peoria Journal-Star, 3/23/20

Housing tax credit bills floated to address affordable housing shortage, The Daily Line, 3/13/20

Illinois Eviction Legislation: New and Under Consideration, CBS 2, 3/12/20

Mayor, City Leaders Call On IL Lawmakers To Rein In Reckless Gas Utility Spending, AARP Illinois, 3/12/20

Panel mulls expanded Earned Income Tax Credit, affordable housing, One Illinois, 3/11/20

A correct census is critical for Illinois’ vital services, Chicago Tribune, 3/11/20

Protection against housing discrimination threatened, Chicago Sun-Times, 3/11/20

Illinois needs more affordable housing: study, One Illinois, 3/10/20

Census data impacts housing in Illinois, 23 WIFR, 3/10/20

Advocates Win New Protections from Housing Discrimination in Cook County, Tenant Talk, 2/26/20

Housing Authority of Champaign Holds Panel for Affordable Housing, WAND-TV, 2/25/20

Just Housing on Reset with Jenn White, WBEZ, 1/6/20

Just Housing Amendment Gives Returnees A Fair Chance to Secure Housing, StreetWise, 1/6/20


2019 Media Placements

Chicagoans With Criminal Records Get New Housing Protections In 2020, Newsy, 12/31/19

New housing ordinance to stop discrimination now in effect, The Chicago Crusader, 12/31/19

Inside Public Housing Where Cockroaches Drop From the Wall and Kids are Getting Sick, ProPublica Illinois & The Southern Illinoisan, 12/13/19

Housing Matters, Sound Opinions with WGLT, 10/30/19:

  • Housing Matters: Affordable Housing and the Middle Class
  • Housing Matters: Pushing Landlords to Look Beyond a Criminal Record
  • Housing Matters: Pilot Program Links Homelessness to Health
  • Housing Matters: City of Peoria, Salvation Army Program Works to Prevent Homelessness
  • Housing Matters: Chipping Away at Segregation

Applying a racial equity framework to ending homelessness in Illinois, Metropolitan Planning Council, 10/25/19

Trump administration moves to weaken fair housing rule, Marketplace, 10/17/19

What you can do to stop the White House from making segregation easier, Chicago Sun-Times, 10/15/19

Federal Housing Agency Seeks To Raise The Bar In Discrimination Cases, WBEZ, 10/15/19

Blocking formerly incarcerated people from obtaining housing is now against Cook County law, Chicago Cityscape, 10/2/19

‘Not-in-my-backyard’ arguments ramp up against proposed Center for Health & Housing, The State Journal-Register, 9/14/19

African Americans more likely to be homeless, One Illinois, 9/10/19

Residents On Center For Health And Housing: ‘Talk To The People In The Community’, NPR Illinois, 8/12/19

Chicago aldermen may raise the minimum wage to $15. But with the city’s cost of living, is that even enough? Chicago Tribune, 7/23/19

What’s It Like to Complete Homebuyer Education?, 7/3/19

$200 Million From Capital Budget To Go For Affordable Housing Projects, NPR Illinois, 7/3/19

Family-sized apartments out of reach for more Illinois residents: report, The Real Deal, 6/19/19

Low-wage workers can’t afford two-bedroom rentals anywhere in Illinois, report says, Curbed Chicago, 6/18/19

The fight for fair-chance housing ordinances, Curbed, 6/12/19

Homeless Shelter Closures, Illinois Public Media’s 21st Show, 5/22/19

New Law Prevents Housing Discrimination Against for Returning Citizens in Cook County, Next City, 5/9/19

Why this landlord is all for Cook County’s ‘just housing’ amendment, Crain’s Chicago Business, 5/9/19

The Fight Over What it Means to Be Homeless—And How That Could Affect Illinois, Illinois Public Media, 4/29/19

County Eases Path to Housing for People with Arrest Records, Austin Weekly News, 4/29/19

Sunday Mornings with Brandon Johnson, WCPT 820, 4/28/19

Cook County makes it illegal to refuse to show or rent property to people with certain criminal records, Chicago Tribune, 4/25/19

Support fair housing, Chicago Tribune, 4/25/19

Advocates Call for Fair Housing Protections for People with Arrest & Conviction Records, The Chicago Citizen, 4/24/19

Affordable Housing, Newsviews, 4/21/19

Time is running out for an affordable housing fix, Crain’s Business Chicago, 4/19/19

Filed Away, South Side Weekly, 4/17/19

Commissioner Johnson pushes for end of housing discrimination against people with arrest records with new ordinance, Chicago Crusader, 4/10/19

North Main Manor: Flood of Water and Resident Concerns, WNIJ, 3/24/19

Ask the Newsroom: Section 8 Housing, Illinois Newsroom, 3/21/19

For Low Wage Workers Housing is Out of Reach, WSIU, 3/19/19

Eviction Record Sealing Measure Advances, NPR Illinois, 3/18/19

Report: Illinois’ Poorest Live on Unstable Ground, Public News Service, 3/18/19

Legislation aims to tame “Wild West” nature of land contracts, The Indiana Lawyer, 3/6/19

Homeless prevention is a practical investment for Illinois, State Journal-Register, 2/17/19

Peoria councilwoman looks to focus on affordable housing, Peoria Journal-Star, 2/5/19

Health officials request funds to counteract lead poisoning, State Journal-Register, 2/4/19

New Illinois rules aim to prevent childhood lead poisoning. But will there be money to implement them? The Southern Illinoisan, 2/3/19

How Government Shutdown Impacts Public Housing, Low-Income Families, WBEZ’s Morning Shift, 1/23/19

Let’s Achieve MLK’s Fair Housing Dream, The Progressive, 1/16/19

Illinois can be a leader in preventing lead poisoning, Crain’s Chicago Business, 1/14/19


2018 Media Placements

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 Media Placements

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 Media Placements

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