The Illinois General Assembly earlier this year set aside $50 million in its capital budget to construct a new high school in the Near South area to service Chinatown, Bridgeport, and South Loop.
City officials have enacted a second launch of online submission dates ending Sunday, Nov. 15, for its rental assistance program, based on extreme need among vulnerable populations due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
With a statewide moratorium barring evictions as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, landlords are bearing the burden of unpaid rents.
Illinois is seeing a severe coronavirus (COVID-19) flareup, rivaling its initial pandemic peak in May.
Experts have warned City leaders about alarming numbers of opioid-related deaths among African-Americans on Chicago’s South and West Sides during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Jennifer Vargas, MD, medical dir-
ector at Alivio Medical Center,
recalled a phone call she had with a woman at 3 a.m. one day, a patient whose boyfriend had just died from coronavirus (COVID-19).
Italian Americans held a rally at the former site of the Christopher Columbus statue in Arrigo Park on the morning of Oct. 12 to celebrate after coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions shut down the Columbus Day parade…
Local independent entertainment venues are looking for a lifeline.
Everyone has a story to tell: residents of a notorious mental hospital, physically and mentally disabled people, middle-school gang members on the South Side of Chicago
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Editor’s note: With the election being held earlier this week after the Gazette Chicago printing cycle of the November issue already had started, the timing of this edition did not allow publication of a local election results summary. Look for the Friday, December 4, issue of Gazette Chicago for full coverage.
Emergency Rental Assistance
City of Chicago emergency rental assistance is available for people suffering financial hardship due to a crisis such as loss of job, home fire, or illness. The program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability….