By Ariel Parrella-Aureli, August 8, 2023
About 65,611 Chicagoans experienced homelessness in 2020, according to a 2022 report from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. Advocates have said the number is likely much higher, since it doesn’t account for people more hidden from public view or temporarily doubling up with others.
Chicago Rents leaders hope by having more units available in the program, more people can find stable housing that fits their needs.
“We want to make progress all over the city and in every neighborhood,” Owens said. “The participants are there, the population is there, and we just need the units to be able to help house everyone in trying to end homelessness in the city.”Continue reading Block Club Chicago-New Program Asks Landlords To Rent Vacant Apartments To Folks In Need