Category: Housing

The Cook County Land Bank Is Giving Away A Rehabbed Home In Maywood

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The Cook County Land Bank Authority, an agency created in 2013 to help attract developers to tax-delinquent properties, announced on Nov. 26 that it’s giving away a move-in ready, fully rehabbed home in Maywood to the winner of the authority’s Home Giveaway Lottery.

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Project Timeline Extended For Proposed Maywood Housing Development

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A preliminary design sketch of the proposed 68-unit affordable apartment building at 800-820 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. | Interfaith Housing Development Corporation 

A 68-unit affordable apartment building, with ground-floor commercial space, was initially scheduled to be built at 800-820 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood by this fall, but recent changes have pushed the completion date back to May 2020.

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Maywood Nonprofit Seeking Churches To Serve As Shelter Sites

Monday, October 29, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review|| @maywoodnews 

Featured image: As temperatures drop, Housing Forward’s needs grow. | File photo

Lynda Schueler, executive director of the Maywood-based nonprofit Housing Forward, said that by mid-November her staff will be turning some homeless people away from their shelters. There is a seasonal dynamic.

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