WIN: Resurrection Project Affordable Housing Plan Includes Renovation of Many Historic Buildings

2301 S. Drake Avenue. Photo Credit: Google Maps

4600 S. Wood Street. Photo Credit: Google Maps

2014 S. Racine Avenue. Photo Credit: Google Maps

“A Pilsen nonprofit’s $28.7 million plan to rehab affordable housing units in three South Side neighborhoods was approved by City Council last week.
“The city will help the nonprofit rehab 155 affordable housing units in 14 apartment buildings in Pilsen, Little Village and Back of the Yards. The plan, called Casa Veracruz, was introduced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot earlier this year.

“The Resurrection Project will begin work to fix up the apartments — which range from studios to four-bedroom apartments – starting this summer.

“The buildings they plan to rehab include:

  • 1910 South Albany Ave.
  • 2124 W. 19th St.
  • 2243 S. Central Park Ave.
  • Casa Tabasco, 2301 S. Drake Ave.
  • Casa Sor Juana, 2700 S. Drake Ave.
  • Casa San Luis, 1640 S. Throop St.
  • Casa Puebla, 2014 S. Racine Ave.
  • Casa Oaxaca, 1714 W. 19th St.
  • Casa Monterrey, 967 W. 19th St.
  • Casa Hidalgo, 4600 S. Wood St.
  • Casa Guerrero, 963 W. Cullerton St.
  • Casa Guanajuato, 1313 W. 19th St.
  • Casa Chiapas, 1712 W. 17th St.
  • Casa Colima, 1427 W. Cullerton St.

“The project will improve the lives of more than 500 individuals who live in the buildings, said Raul Raymundo, Resurrection Project CEO.” (Pena, Block Club Chicago, 4/28/20)

Read more at Block Club Chicago

City Approves $28.7 Million Affordable Housing Plan In Pilsen, Little Village, Back Of The Yards;The city will help the Resurrection Project renovate 155 affordable housing units in 14 apartment buildings. Mauricio Pena, Block Club Chicago, 4/28/20

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