Article in Chicago Tribune, 8/9/2015
From Abstract: “Suburbs that have not filed plans for meeting the state’s affordable housing goals include some of the most prestigious ZIP codes in the Chicago area, such as Winnetka, Lake Forest, Deerfield, River Forest, Northbrook and Hinsdale.”
“Lee acknowledged that the agency has no authority to enforce the mandate if municipalities do not submit affordable housing plans.”
“The village is not under any obligation to submit a plan,” said Wilmette Village Manager Timothy Frenzer, citing the suburb’s home rule status – a common response among municipalities in the same position.
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