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Report: Banks and Fannie Mae Vendors Discriminate Against Communities of Color by Failing to Maintain and Market Foreclosures

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jes Scheinpflug, Outreach Coordinator, Open Communities 614 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL  60093 Phone: 847-501-5760, x 502     Fax: 847-501-5722 E-mail: jes@open-communities.org   web site: www.open-communities.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Report: Banks and Fannie Mae Vendors Discriminate Against Communities of Color by Failing to Maintain and...   more >>

Open Communities’ multi-year HUD grant concludes, exposing housing discrimination and ongoing affordability crisis in Chicago’s northern suburbs

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jes Scheinpflug, Outreach Coordinator, Open Communities 614 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL  60093 Phone: 847-501-5760, x 502     Fax: 847-501-5722 E-mail: jes@open-communities.org   web site: www.open-communities.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Open Communities’ multi-year HUD grant concludes, exposing housing discrimination and ongoing affordability...   more >>

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Recent Blog Posts

Service animals aren't pets, they're your right.

Housing providers must provide reasonable changes to building policies to allow persons with disabilities who require assistance animals to move into housing of their choice. This is according to a notice issued by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. This means that “no pets” policies or other pet restrictions cannot be used to deny or limit housing to people with disabilities...   more >>

A Shift in Attitude: Legislation, Tolerance & Inclusivity Depend on Each Other

Audrey Sekendur, a junior at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts studying Mathematics and Africana Studies, is the summer intern at Open Communities. She takes special interest in community building and urban planning.  NPR recently released a piece in honor of the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, which deemed segregated schooling unconstitutional. NPR cited Michelle Obama’s...   more >>

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In the Media

611 Green Bay contract now official, housing advocates still eye affordability

Kathy Routliffe | kroutliffe@pioneerlocal.com | @pioneer_kathy | Sept. 25 9:29 a.m. The first legislative step in turning over 611 Green Bay Road to Itasca-based M&R Development is on the books, now that Wilmette village trustees have approved the contract between M&R and Wilmette. If all goes as both parties hope, plans for the project, a six-story, planned unit development with 94-98 luxury...   more >>

Tribune: Advocates push for low-income housing in Wilmette luxury development

By Karen Ann Cullotta, Tribune reporter, kcullotta@tribune.com A group of local affordable housing advocates gathered at Wilmette Village Hall Tuesday night, urging officials to require a developer of upscale apartments to ensure that at least 15 percent of the units are priced for low- to moderate-income residents. The affordable housing group's pleas were delivered shortly before the Wilmette...   more >>

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