Developers of the proposed 40-unit for-sale townhouse development at 910-938 Custer Ave. say they hope to return to Evanston's Design and Project Review Committee on Jan. 9 with details of an inclusionary housing plan for the development.
The panels he brought to the City Council meeting may not look like much, but Dick Co says they are one of the keys to his plan for an Evanston Development Cooperative that would build energy-efficient, affordable housing while creating jobs in the community.
Evanston aldermen Monday are to consider revisions to the city's inclusionary housing ordinance that would offer developers greater height and density but require more construction of on-site affordable housing in return.
Plans for a six-story apartment building with on-site affordable housing drew fire Thursday night from merchants who said they feared losing the customer parking provided by what's now a city parking lot there.
Three 25-foot wide lots sit in a row on Reese Avenue just south of Hartzell Street in northwest Evanston. The Zoning Board of Appeals is to vote tonight on whether a house can be built on the one of the three lots that now sits vacant.