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Progress Center and the community mourn a heartbreaking loss

Progress Center mourns Larry Biondi Progress Center is devastated by the loss of Larry Biondi.  Larry died on the afternoon of June 28.  The organization’s longest serving employee, Larry worked at Progress Center for 28 years. As the Advocacy Manager, Larry led the Progress Center Community Organizers, and he organized and implemented strategies to improve…

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New Cook County Renter Rights and Protections Take Effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protections Take Effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters CHICAGO – On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.…