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Statement on Adam Toledo

April 16th, 2021

Last June we released a statement in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder. Sadly, not a year later, and only weeks into the trial of his murderer, we must join the voices of the individuals and organizations speaking out against the violence against black and brown people. In just two weeks, two young men have […]

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation is excited to share that we were just informed that the Emmett Street Apartments Project lawsuit, Sanchez v. Bickerdike – Case No. 20 CH 2206, was dismissed today! 

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” -James Baldwin

6 de abril de 2020                     ********* ACTUALIZACIÓN ********* Estimados residentes de Bickerdike Apartments: Como proveedor de servicios esenciales que figuran en la Orden de Refugio en su Casa del gobernador, algunos miembros del personal trabajarán en el lugar los lunes, miércoles y viernes, y el personal de mantenimiento y limpieza estará en el lugar […]

Bickerdike is working on our newest preservation project, Victory Apartments, a Project-Based Section 8 development consisting of 107 affordable units in 9 vintage, multi-family buildings in the Humboldt Park and West Town communities. In 1990, Bickerdike completed the initial rehabilitation of the buildings. The project was the culmination of an intensive organizing campaign to push […]

Joy Aruguete, Bickerdike’s CEO, has been asked to serve on Mayor-Elect Lightfoot’s Housing Transition Committee.  Mayor-Elect Lightfoot’s Housing Objectives include: Increased access to and supply of affordable rental units city-wide Increased access to subsidized housing and housing assistance city-wide Increased access to affordable home ownership Raising revenue to increase funding for housing and homelessness prevention […]