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Malcolm X, Gentrification and Housing as a Human Right
May 18, 2016 – 9:15 AM | No Comment
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 …

Condo Conversion Ordinance
May 5, 2011 – 8:57 AM | No Comment

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Tenants and Condo Purchasers Win Protections
May 5, 2011 – 8:52 AM | 2 Comments
Tenants and Condo Purchasers Win Protections

CITY COUNCIL PASSES CONDO CONVERSION ORDINANCE
With Mayor Daley overseeing his final Chicago City Council meeting, the aldermen unanimously passed a condo conversion ordinance.  The ordinance represents five years of struggle on the part of …

Condo Conversion: Action Update
April 26, 2011 – 8:04 AM | One Comment
Condo Conversion: Action Update

RENTERS’ RIGHTS IN CONDO CONVERSIONS – AN UPDATE
On Tuesday, April 19th, the Mayor’s Condo Conversion Task Force met to discuss proposed changes to their report in the latest episode in the now five-year long battle …