12/20/2008 02:02 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bronzeville Pushes City On Affordable Housing

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.

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