Ugly isn’t pretty: Glenview reacts to changes in fair housing ordinance

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin–guest column  Nov. 25, 2013

Professor Allison Bethel’s column discusses how Glenview used its home rule authority to circumvent the new Cook County rules that provide for fair housing choices by those holding rent subsidy vouchers. Glenview officials deny that the purpose of the ordinance was to keep voucher holders out; rather, they say it was enacted to restore a property owner’s right to decide whether or not to participate in the federal housing program and to preserve the status quo.

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