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Despite a statewide moratorium on evictions via executive order, the Metropolitan Tenants Organization reports that calls about illegal lockouts in Chicago have roughly doubled from mid-March to mid-June compared to normal averages. Housing advocates are concerned there will be an uptick in evictions once the city’s housing court reopens Monday.
Housing advocates gathered outside Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Gold Coast home Tuesday to demand more aggressive action to protect tenants. Elvia Malagón has the story…
Chicago police activity slowed amid June’s steep rise in murders; union blames morale
23 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 724 new cases as downward trend continues - Chicago Sun-Times
Housing advocates fear eviction boom, urge Gov. Pritzker to cancel rent, mortgage payments
Feds, Chicago police seeking 18 people of interest relating to arsons during civil unrest
More pot licenses delayed indefinitely due to COVID-19
Kim Foxx confirms office will err on side of dismissing cases related to protests, curfew
$5.4M in city Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants awarded to 32 businesses, half owned by minorities
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