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Sunday, July 10 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Preserving Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing in Chicago

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People of color and low-income people are being displaced from Chicago's north side and from the city overall in huge numbers. ONE Northside is working on a campaign to preserve naturally occurring affordable housing that aims 1. to pass citywide legislation that would regulate the sale of rental housing and 2. that would generate revenue for those sales by taxing activities that spur gentrification. In this session, we will outline the policy proposal and our action plan, and will hear from participants about their solutions to displacement.


Joyce Bell

Joyce Bell is a ONE Northside Board Member and leader with ONE Northside's Affordable Housing Team. Joyce has been a leader in several affordable housing campaigns, especially regarding Chicago's fight to lease-up vacant public housing units. She has been active in the campaign formation... Read More →

Norm Kaesburg

Norm Kaesburg is a ONE Northside Leadership Council Member and a leader with ONE Northside’s Affordable Housing Team. Norm was very active in the campaign to preserve individual single room occupancy hotels (SROs) in the community, and then in the campaign to pass a citywide policy... Read More →
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Vivien Tsou

Housing Organizer, ONE Northside
Vivien Tsou is a Community Organizer with ONE Northside and focuses on the affordable housing work of the organization, especially on the preservation of the significant and at-risk subsidized housing in our area. She is also staffing the work around ONE Northside's Anti-Displacement... Read More →

Sunday July 10, 2016 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Rockwell Hall 204