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April 7th, 2020

Dear Bickerdike Partners & Supporters: Since our inception, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation has been committed to providing safe, stable, and high-quality affordable housing to low and moderate-income families in our communities. During past crises, from the 1995 heatwave to the 2008 recession, we are proud to have supported and cared for our residents as they experienced significant […]

There are a lot of myths about affordable housing and for 51 years, we have been telling the real story. Join us! Share this information and help us by supporting our work. Myth #1:  Affordable housing will drive down property values. Reality #1: Research shows it has no negative impact on price or frequency of […]

On Thursday, May 17 supporters gathered at the Radisson Blu Aqua to celebrate Bickerdike’s 50 years of community inspired development. The evening, emceed by Mark Rivera of ABC7 Chicago, also served to honor Andrew J. Mooney and Mary A. Laraia with the Community Builder Award, and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez, former Bickerdike board member, with […]

Public safety is a concern for many of us and a top priority for Bickerdike. One of the ways that we can ensure that our neighborhoods are safe is to be informed and engaged, and attendance at our local beat meetings is one way to do that.

Bickerdike welcomed 11 guests for dinner and discussion as part of an On The Table event on May 17, 2017. Held each year in May, On The Table is a special initiative of the Chicago Community Trust (CCT); it is designed to promote community building and the sharing of ideas among diverse groups as they […]

On May 10th, Bickerdike had the honor of hosting a group of our community neighbors for dinner and discussion as part of The Chicago Community Trust’s On The Table initiative.  Now in its third year, On The Table is an annual city-wide event wherein people are encourage to invite small groups to come together, share […]