Tag Archives: vacant buildings
On May 15th, Action Now and the Keep Chicago Renting Coalition held a press conference to support a family of renters being unjustly treated by Freedom Mortgage Corp and the foreclosure law firm Pierce and Associates. Pierce and Associates, a … Continue reading
Action Now is a member of the Keep Chicago Renting coalition which seeks to help renters living in foreclosed buildings. Renters are often forced out of their homes, not because they failed to pay rent or violated their lease, but … Continue reading
On October 18th and 25th, Action Now members held two big community meetings, one on the South Side and one on the West Side, to mobilize hard-hit communities around the issue of vacant buildings and Action Now’s Rebuild Chicago campaign. … Continue reading
Action Now is holding two BIG Community Meetings, one on the South Side and one on the West Side, to discuss the widespread problem of vacant buildings that are destroying Chicago’s neighborhoods. We also want to get community input on … Continue reading
Action Now held a press conference and rally on July 13th in the Englewood community at 53rd and Laflin, where every corner of the intersection is a vacant lot. Members held this rally to voice their concern that the Mayor’s … Continue reading
Action Now Responds To Mayor Emanuel’s Plan To Demolish Vacant Buildings: We Must Rebuild, Not Destroy!
UPDATE: Action Now’s Rebuild Chicago plan no longer involves the Infrastructure Trust. For a summary of the new plan, click here. UPDATE: Action Now’s response to the Mayor’s plan to demolish buildings has started gaining traction in the media. Read … Continue reading
Action Now members in the Auburn Gresham community were concerned about the vacant buildings in their neighborhood that were left unsecured and unmaintained by the banks that were responsible for them. The buildings were left wide open to anyone who … Continue reading
On May 30th, members of Action Now gathered in Springfield for a lobby day as well as a rally in the Capitol Rotunda to call for a stop to the massive budget cuts that will cripple the lives of working … Continue reading
Action Now leader Charles Brown taking press on a tour of his Englewood neighborhood to show how the money spent on NATO could have been better spent in Chicago’s communities that are suffering.