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Evanston Development Cooperative Receives $60,000 Grant from City of Evanston

At a meeting on Monday night, the Evanston City Council voted unanimously to grant Evanston Development Cooperative (EDC) $60,000 from the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development Fund.

CDBG money comes from a federal program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that allocates money to cities in order to provide direct assistance to businesses.

Development co-op seeks city funding

A co-op seeking to build energy-efficient affordable housing in Evanston will seek backing from the city's Economic Development Committee tonight for a request for $60,000 in city aid for the project.

Prof pitches new approach to affordable housing

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.