Chicago residents staged a sit-in outside Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s City Hall office this week demanding a meeting to discuss preserving affordable housing near the site of the proposed Obama Presidential Center.
Organizers are demanding 30% set-asides for affordable housing stemming from new development and for all redeveloped city land to be 100% affordable.
Ashli Giles-Perkins of BYP100 – Chicago joined Roland on #RolandMartinUnfiltered to discuss the fight for affordable housing and the push back against gentrification in the neighborhoods that will surround the Obama Center.
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