Make a Difference this Giving Tuesday!
November 27, 2017 – 1:54 PM | No Comment

This Giving Tuesday, Give to the expecting mother, and her 3 young children, whose only wish is to secure decent housing. No child should have to live with a falling ceiling that impacts their safety and their quality of air. …

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Housing Activists Disrupt Mayor, Call for CHA Accountability Housing Activists Disrupt Mayor, Call for CHA Accountability

Demonstrators interrupted Mayor Emanuel’s speech Wednesday morning during Crain’s ‪#‎FutureChicago‬ Conference to demand passage of the ‪#‎KeepingThePromise‬ Ordinance. Wealthy business leaders and other members of Chicago’s elite met to discuss the “future” of the city, but there was …

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After Carl (not his real name) repeatedly contacted his landlord about needed repairs in his apartment, without success, he didn’t know what to do.  He had rented the apartment in a Pilsen three-flat when he …

Malcolm X, Gentrification and Housing as a Human Right Malcolm X, Gentrification and Housing as a Human Right

Every day the Metropolitan Tenants Organization works with renters who are facing the negative effects of gentrification and other economic forces that threaten their housing. Thousands of low-income renters and homeowners are displaced every year …