Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign in Solidarity With Residents in Struggle to Protect Their Homes


"When Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) board members held their meeting on October 19, it was to a packed room – with 150 tenants gathered to demand that the board vote to keep the Lathrop Homes public housing complex available to low–income families.

Led by Miguel Suarez, Cynthia Scott and Robert Davidson, Lathrop residents turned out to the Douglas Field House on Chicago's South Side to demand a "no market rate" claim on 50 percent of the Lathrop units, which are being taken over, renovated and sold as market-rate condos by an opportunistic group of private builders."

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