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Logan Squarist: Support For Emmet Street Affordable Housing Soars at Community Meeting

May 2, 2019
Logan Square community members showing support with green cards at Emmett Project community meeting
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Chicago Tribune: Rents rise, supply drops — Chicago’s affordable housing woes mount

April 25, 2019
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Block Club Chicago: As Logan Housing Costs Skyrocket, New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex ‘Extremely Important’ Step In Right Direction, Ald. Says

April 4, 2019
Emmett rendering view from intersection of W Schubert Ave and Milwaukee Ave
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2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

March 6, 2019
Jeff Bone at the 2019 Illinois Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing with fellow panelist Charlene Andreas

LBBA Principal, Jeff Bone, attended the 2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing on Wednesday, co-hosted by the Illinois Housing Council (IHC) and Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA). Jeff joined fellow panelist Charlene Andreas (Director of Affordable Housing, LUCHA), Lindsey Elton (President and Director of Rating Services, Eco Achievers), Tim Swanson (Chief Design Officer, Skender), and Spencer…

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Crain’s Detroit Business: Ruth Ellis Center plans new housing for LGBT youth in Detroit

March 1, 2019
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Reshaping our Footprint: Blooming Winter Blues

February 28, 2019
Children helping Marcus de la fleur install planters in their community garden
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Block Club Chicago: Inside La Casa Norte’s New $20 Million Homeless Center In Humboldt Park

February 18, 2019
The exterior of La Casa Norte Pierce House
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Curbed Chicago: Humboldt Park’s ambitious homeless center opens in former screw factory

February 14, 2019
Digital rendering of La Casa Norte Pierce House exterior
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WBEZ: La Casa Norte Opens $20M Facility To Serve Chicago’s Homeless

February 14, 2019
La Casa Norte team gathered around stage for ribbon cutting
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Chicago Building Code Modernization

February 8, 2019
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Speaking at Chicago Building Code Meeting

LBBA Principal Trisha Girdwood was selected to participate in one of the six technical working groups tasked with reviewing the implications of transitioning Chicago’s current Building Code to the widely-accepted International Codes, overseen by Building Commissioner Judy Frydland and Deputy Commissioner Grant Ullrich. The intent is to modify the I-codes to fit Chicago’s unique conditions…

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