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For Evanston Residents: Your Ward and Affordable Housing
Come learn about strategies to address the issue of affordable housing in Evanston--and to provide input. These meeting will be ward-specific discussions about what can happen in each ward to help its residents, and the City as a whole, deal with the shortage of affordability.
Attend a meeting: 
1st Ward: Monday, July 22, 7-8:30pm, Evanston Civic Center
2nd Ward: Thursday, July 18, 7-8:30pm, Boardroom, Dist. 65 hdq. (1500 McDaniel)
3rd Ward: Tuesday, July 30, 7-8:30pm, Lincoln School (910 Forest Ave)
4th Ward: Monday, July 29, 6-7:30pm, McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove
5th Ward: Tuesday, July 30, 6:30-8pm, Family Focus (2010 Dewey Ave, Norwood Rm)
6th Ward: Monday, July 29, 6:30-8:00, Curt's Cafe north, 2922 Central 
7th Ward: Thursday, July 18, 7-8:30pm, Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick
8th Ward: Wednesday, July 17, 7-8:30pm, Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge
9th Ward: Monday, July 15, 7-8:30pm, Reba Place hdq (535 Custer St)
Note: These ward meetings are a collaboration between Reclaim Evanston and Joining Forces for Affordable Housing.

Why Isn't More City-Owned Land Going Towards Affordable Housing?
City-owned land is for sale, and affordability has NOT been a big part of the conversation. We would like to know why! Learn more here.

How Big IS the Affordable Housing Problem?

Even though there's tons of data around, it's hard to get a sense of how big the affordable housing problem is in any one place. We tried to get solid numbers just for Evanston. You can check them out here.

Learn More 

Study Finds Severely Housing Cost-Burdened Households Experience Greater Food Insecurity, More Child Poverty, and Worse Health Outcomes--from the National Low Income Housing Coalition

--from Evanston Now

**See the Joining Forces Article Archive for past postings.  Joining Forces Article Archive.xlsx