Category: Housing

County Eases Path To Housing For People With Arrest Records

Saturday, April 27, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson, whose “Just Housing” amendment recently passed the Board of Commissioners. | Courtesy Brandon Johnson

The Cook County Board of Commissioners recently approved a measure that makes it easier for people with arrest records to secure housing in the county. The board passed the “Just Housing” amendment as a new clause in the Cook County Human Rights Ordinance during a meeting on April 25. The board’s two Republican commissioners — Pete Silvestri (9th) and Sean Morrison (17th) — were the only votes against the measure.

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Maywood Sells Vacant Lots To Developer Seeking To Build Modern Homes

Saturday, March 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: An example of a home that Andrew’s Home Design and Renovation wants to build on formerly village-owned land in Maywood. | Andrew’s Home Design and Renovation

The village of Maywood will be abuzz with residential development in the coming months after the Board of Trustees approved the last of four bundles of village-owned land to a developer who is seeking to build new homes.

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