Pilsen Tenants Fight Back Against Mass Eviction
April 19, 2017 – 9:10 AM | No Comment

When the tenants at 1722 W 21st Street got 30-day notices saying they must move out of their apartments, they were outraged. Monroe management had recently evicted their neighbors too. The building next door was …

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