Affordable housing and Black flight in Chicago

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Pictured Above: chicagodefender.com

“Mayor Lightfoot is considering a proposal to combat gentrification with a policy known as Inclusionary Zoning. This policy creates more affordable housing without spending tax dollars by having developers pay for it. Recently, aldermen and activists introduced legislation to overhaul the ARO. The Development for All Ordinance Measure would eliminate the ability for developers to-opt-out of building on-site affordable housing in place of fees.”

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