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Comprehensive Evanston Plan

Comprehensive Evanston Plan The City of Evanston has the following plans (among others), most of which are out of date: Comprehensive Plan, done in 2000 Affordable Housing Plan, done in 2009 Plan to End Homelessness, done in 2012 At the same time, the City is having to make many decisions about development. Joining Forces asked that City...

Awaiting the IHO Committee

New IHO Committee Still Being Appointed At its special meeting on affordable housing on October 30, the Evanston City Council decided to form an ad hoc committee that would start the process of overhauling the City's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance. The following aldermen agreed to serve on the committee: Judy Fiske Ann Rainey Eleanor Revelle Don W...

601 Davis St. Vermilion Project

Vermilion Enterprises has proposed to develop a 318-unit building at 601 Davis Street in Evanston. Under the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, they would be required to include 31 affordable units on-site or pay $3.1 million into the City's Affordable Housing Fund. Instead, they have proposed to include 4 units on-site and make a $1.5 million dollar payment to...