Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation

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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!  Read more »

How important is the Census to affordable housing?

The U.S. government uses a formula to decide how much money for housing assistance will go to each state. The formula uses information about the size of a state’s population and the number of people living in different types of housing – and that information comes from the decennial Census. (Other information for the formula comes from the American Community Survey and the American Housing Survey, which are also administered by the Census Bureau.) Read more »

Not everything that is faced can be changed,
but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

-James Baldwin
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After almost a year of work, on Friday, May 15 Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation hosted an unveiling of the There’s No Place Like Home mural broadcast through Facebook and Instagram Live. (view video hereRead more »

We’re thrilled to announce…

Bickerdike has been awarded The Polk Bros. Foundation Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award for our West Town Housing Preservation project by the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards!  Read more »

COVID-19: How you can help

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 stress and uncertainty.
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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 de lunes a viernes. Nuestras oficinas permanecerán cerradas al público durante este tiempo. Los siguientes procedimientos permanecen en su lugar: Read more »

(Mensaje en Español)

April 6. 2020 *********UPDATE*********

Dear Residents of Bickerdike Apartments:

As a provider of essential services as listed under the Governor’s Stay at Home Order, some staff will be working onsite on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and maintenance and janitorial staff will be onsite Monday – Friday.  Our offices will remain closed to the public during this time. The following procedures remain in place: Read more »

See a list of resources below:

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(En español abajo)

The U.S. Constitution mandates a count of every resident in the United States once each decade.  Read more »