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Rogers Park »

Former and current tenants protested BJB Properties when it took over the troubled building in 2012.

Rogers Park »

Charles Roth's former caretaker said after the eviction Friday the man's health deteriorated quickly.

Rogers Park »

One of the residents evicted Friday is now in intensive care at Stroger Hospital, his caretaker said.

Rogers Park »

The group says Moore "distorts the facts" when talking about the tenants' plight at 1246 W. Pratt Blvd.

Rogers Park »

Activists want Ald. Joe Moore to help negotiate with the building's owner, but he calls it "extortion."

Rogers Park »

Moore offered help but said: "I refuse to be used as a tool to justify some tenant organizer's salary."

Uptown »

A judge gave four people living in the single room occupancy hotel until midnight Friday to leave.

Rogers Park »

The Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing said it would represent tenants during a Tuesday hearing.

Rogers Park »

Rogers Park and Uptown had the greatest supply of — and demand for — affordable housing in the city.

Lakeview »

Lakeview Action Coalition and Chateau Hotel residents were disappointed with the amount of progress made.

Lakeview »

Some tenants could be moved to buildings managed by BJB Properties.

Rogers Park »

Residents of the 13-story Astor House said they're being wrongfully evicted.

Rogers Park »

Tenants at the troubled 13-story building protested after facing eviction, activists said.

Uptown »

Tenants encouraged by subsidy talk, but upset alderman won't publically stand with them in their fight.