By Christel Williams-Hayes, Recording Secretary | October 6, 2021 | News, Resolutions
File under: CTU Housing Committee, Housing
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly adopted this resolution at its October 6, 2021 monthly meeting.
By Jackson Potter | April 27, 2021 | Features, News
File under: homeless, Homelessness, Housing, Lift the Ban, Rent control
We can help solve homelessness facing our students and families by giving municipalities and villages the right to enact rent control policies. HB 116, sponsored by Rep. Will Guzzardi, would lift the current statewide ban on rent control.
By CTU Communications | January 15, 2020 | News, Press Release
File under: Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Chicago City Council, Housing, Roberto Maldonado, The 606
Let this action serve as the beginning of a positive trend that halts the exodus of families from Chicago, and allows our schools to develop programs that support every child’s chance to succeed.
By Michael Brunson, CTU Recording Secretary | May 2, 2019 | News, Resolutions The following resolution was adopted at the May 1, 2019, CTU House of Delegates Meeting. Whereas, Chicago is experiencing a massive crunch on low income/affordable housing as neighborhoods gentrify and the 2008 foreclosure crisis continues to ripple through many of...
File under: CTU Resolution, Housing
By CTU Communications | May 18, 2017 | Further Reading This week, we’re reading about the mechanisms that drive Chicago’s continued inequities in a few different sectors. First up, some new information about how CPD uses computers and profiling to track folks without arrest records. Then, a look at how private...
File under: disinvestment, educational funding, Housing, incarceration, Privatization, Segregation
By CTU Communications | May 8, 2017 | Jobs A new study from the Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement at the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that increasing the minimum wage would allow more workers to find affordable housing. Meanwhile, the number of low-wage jobs would not...
File under: #FightFor15, Housing, wages