Chicago Tribune – Matt Martin and Maria Hadden: A progressive real estate transfer tax would help the city tackle homelessness

By Matt Martin and Maria Hadden, October 7, 2022

On Sept. 6, a woman and her partner visited the 49th Ward service office. They were staying at a friend’s house near their 7-year-old daughter’s school and feared that they would have nowhere to live in two weeks when their friend’s lease ended.