Deal or No Deal? Affordable Housing in Winnetka

The debate about affordable housing in Winnetka rages on. A Winnetka group filed two petitions on October 3 in an effort to put two referenda questions on the March 2012 ballot. According to the Chicago Tribune, Carry Buck, leader of the Winnetka Home Owners Association, submitted approximately 1,600 signatures at the Winnetka Village Hall. The […]

Foreclosure Crisis Hitting Affluent Suburbs

Carol Jones never thought it could happen to her. She had a great job working as a nurse at an Evanston hospital. She had a Glencoe condo in a near-perfect location–close to public transportation, close to her kids. But in May of 2009, she became ill.  Her doctor informed her that she had Guillain-Barré, a […]