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Bronzeville Pushes City On Affordable Housing

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Residents in one Chicago neighborhood are trying to force the city's hand in providing affordable housing. And they've got their plan on the ballot next Tuesday.

A referendum on the November 4 ballot will ask Bronzeville residents whether they want to direct Mayor Daley and the Olympic 2016 committee to set aside a quarter of city-owned vacant lots to be used for affordable homeownership opportunities.

Read the whole story at Chicago Public Radio