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Committee on Housing and Real Estate

Planning Department on pace to meet yearly affordable-housing development goals

Chicago Department of Planning and Development Managing Deputy Commissioner Lawrence Grisham told Chicago aldermen that his department is on pace to meet its annual affordable-housing development goals during a Monday meeting of the City Council Committee on Housing and Real Estate.

Aldermen make changes to Chicago foreclosure ordinance

Obama library land transfer OK'd by City Council committee

Council committee advances new affordable-housing requirements for developers

Aldermen advanced a measure increasing affordable-housing requirements for new residential developments during a joint meeting of the City Council’s Housing and Zoning committees on Wednesday. The amendments to the city’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance received the committee’s approval despite opposition from Chicago developers.

Hairston demands Emanuel do more to replace shuttered Dominick's

SRO proposal passes committee hurdle

Committee OKs hold on residential hotel conversions

Sun-Times printing plant poised to become data center

In perhaps a sign of changing economic times, the Chicago Sun-Times' old South Side printing plant is likely to become a large-scale data center after a City Council panel Wednesday approved ending land-use restrictions for the parcel.

Land swap advances Jones Prep sports field, new public housing at Cabrini site

A City Council committee moved forward on Tuesday a land swap that will give Jones College Prep a track and artificial turf field, while at the same time providing public housing to former Cabrini-Green residents.

Ashland, Division and Milwaukee to be designated 'Polish Triangle'