WTTW: How Kennedy Expressway Construction Helped Get Unhoused Residents Into Housing

By Erica Gunderson, May 6, 2023

Simmons said he believes if the Bring Chicago Home ordinance were enacted, communities across the city could see equally swift action.

“We’ve been pushing several administrations trying to get it into place and that right there alone, it seeks to create a dedicated stream of money by which we can address homelessness,” Simmons said. “So that right there in itself will allow us to do a lot in terms of connecting folks to housing and other resources that they need to stay housed.”