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Affordable Housing On The Brink Of Extinction In Lakeview

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Amrita Dayal moved into 510 W. Belmont in 1978, a single mom and recent immigrant who had arrived from India just a few years earlier with $8 to her name. Thirty-two years later, she's fighting for the building to remain the affordable housing haven it has been for her.

"If it wasn't for this place, I really don't know how I would have survived," she said. "I believe there are a lot of mothers like me who need a safe place to live and raise their children."

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