Block Club Chicago: Northwest Side Tent City Residents Get Housing After Kennedy Expressway Construction Forces Them Out

By Mina Bloom, May 12, 2023

The effort underlines the importance of the Bring Chicago Home ordinance, Ramirez-Rosa said. The ordinance, which has been in the works since 2018, calls for hiking the city’s real transfer taxes on sales of properties worth $1 million or more to fund homelessness services in the city.

The effort stalled last year when not enough alderpeople showed up for a City Council hearing.