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TAKE ACTION: Share Your Experience
Cook County needs your help. We are gathering first-hand information from people who have struggled with issues of fair and affordable housing to help with the County's Assessment of Fair Housing. Learn how you can get involved.

Feedback from Ward-Specific Evanston Meetings on Housing
During the summer, Joining Forces and Reclaim Evanston partnered to hold one meeting in each of Evanston's nine wards, asking residents for their input on the need for affordable housing. Learn about what solutions residents would like to see.

Demystifying Density!
Check out these amazing videos on compact housing--they are so pertinent to what we are talking about on the north shore. And a public shout-out to anyone who can figure out who did these! The website says that the Fannie Mae Foundation helped to pay for them, but we still haven't figured out the source.

Evanston Rejects Proposal for Pilot Coach House
Evanston's City Council voted against Evanston Development Cooperative's proposal to have the City provide one-time financing for a coach house that could be rented to a moderate-income tenant. Read more here.

No Need to Start from Scratch--Affordable Housing Solutions
Our affordable housing challenge is NOT to come up with solutions. Rather, we need to understand what solutions work where and remove the barriers that prevent solutions from being implemented. Here's our compilation of the many solutions that are available--let's move on to real planning.