Angela Gregg joined other victim advocates and state Rep. La Shawn Ford Thursday at a virtual press conference to push state and local officials to do more to help grieving families. Gregg’s 4-year-old son was hit by gunfire last year while he sat in a barber shot and got his hair braided. He was one of dozens of children killed last year in Chicago.
The Chicago Department of Housing will begin accepting applications Dec. 6 for its latest round of rental assistance for tenants and landlords financially impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Dec. 18.
The city of Chicago is offering free help for qualified individuals at several sites, including Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St., on Saturdays through April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the deadline to file taxes is Monday, April 18.