WTTW – Housing Advocates Stage Tent Encampment in City Hall During Mayor’s Budget Address

By Nick Blumberg October 3, 2022

Chanting “Housing is a human right! Lightfoot will not stop our fight!” and “Lo-ri! We’re calling on you!” anti-homelessness activists staged a tent city in the lobby of City Hall to demand a dedicated funding stream for subsidized housing and a suite of human services, just as Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivered her yearly budget address in City Council chambers Monday morning.