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What We Want to See Happen to Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

Housing is a human right. We envision diverse, inclusive communities with sustainable housing for all. Joining Forces for Affordable Housing has developed this definition of what we are advocating for to address the affordable housing crisis. This definition will change over time as programs take hold in our communities related to reparations, climate change...

Advocating for Affordability and Equity in North Shore Zoning

Joining Forces has reviewed the portions of the Evanston City Code related to housing in light of affordability and equity. We believe that both Evanston and the surrounding communities should expand this effort and overhaul their municipal codes to accomplish the following: Eliminate elements in the Code that make it more difficult and more expensive to cre...