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City Council members have their own affordable housing proposals
by Steven Vance

In addition to Mayor Emanuel’s proposed initiatives, several alders have proposed three of their own ordinances affecting affordable housing and residential development requirements.

More flexibility in two of the three ARO pilot areasNew housing developments in the Near North ARO Pilot Area have to provide a greater number of on-site affordable residences than prior to the the new rules. An ordinance introduced in June would give the commissioner more flexibility to change those rules for each development.

An ordinance was proposed by three alders to change the Near North and Near West pilot areas...

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