But 28th Ward Ald. Jason Ervin upset some West Siders when he said at a recent community meeting that it’s up to CPS to determine whether to accept one of two bids that have been submitted for the William King Elementary building. One bid is for single-family homes and the other for “school use.”
The Rebuild Chicago initiative aims to crack down on crime associated with empty structures and help raise values by turning them into rental properties. West Siders can attend an Oct. 25 meeting to learn more.