Category: Housing

Housing Forward Moves Back Home

Friday, June 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jackie Powell, a supportive services case manager for Housing Forward, inside of the nonprofit’s newly reopened Maywood headquarters on June 21. | VFP 

The nonprofit Housing Forward, which provides assistance to individuals experiencing homelessness across the western suburbs, recently reopened its headquarters, located at 1851 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, roughly a year after a fire and flooding forced the organization to temporarily close the facility.

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Maywood Approves Zoning Changes For Proposed Housing Developments

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A proposed housing development located at 1902 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, one of four buildings that IFF wants to build for low-income and disabled residents. | IFF 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently approved a series of zoning changes required for a nonprofit to construct rental housing for handicap residents.

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Property Owners Have Until April 30 To Pay Late Tax Bills Or Risk Annual Sale

Thursday, April 26, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Property owners have until 11:59 p.m. on April 30 to pay their past due property tax bills or risk their houses, buildings or lots getting included in the annual delinquent tax sale that starts Friday, May 4.

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Crain’s: Maywood Among Suburbs Where Homes Sold Fastest In 1st Quarter Of 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A fully rehabbed home at 117 S. 10th Ave. in Maywood that’s on the market. | Caldwell Banker 

During the first quarter of 2018, homes sold faster in Maywood than most other Chicago suburbs, according to a recent Crain’s Chicago Business analysis of data provided by Midwest Real Estate Data and the Chicago Association of Realtors. 

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As Homes Built By Bellwood Sell Out, Village Officials Look To Build More

Saturday, April 21, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews || Updated: 8:18 p.m.

Featured image: Homes located inside of Randolph Estates, the latest housing development built by the village of Bellwood. | VFP 

During an April 18 regular meeting, the Bellwood Board of Trustees signed off on bids for the construction of two single-family homes near Englewood Avenue and Butterfield Road, which are part of Englewood Estates.

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Maywood Officials: Village Should Take Over And Clean Up ‘Nuisance’ Property

Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The multiunit building on 5th Ave. and Quincy in Maywood that village board members unanimously deemed a public nuisance. | Google Earth 

A multiunit apartment building at the corner of 5th Ave. and Quincy St. in Maywood is in the crosshairs of village officials who have deemed it a “chronic public nuisance.”

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Public Hearing For Maywood Housing Proposal Scheduled For March 27, 7 PM

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A street view perspective of a proposed multiunit housing development that IFF wants to build in Maywood and surrounding suburbs. | IFF 

The Maywood Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Tuesday night in order to consider a proposal by Chicago-based developer IFF.

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