NBOA Media Hits

The following media hits reflect stories where our efforts led to the story, or resulted in NBOA’s inclusion in the story. Although we did not generate the NPR or Time Magazine stories, Sphere PR provided media training.

January 2021

Crains Chicago Business, January 7, 2021, NBOA op ed on housing providers need relief
www.chicagobusiness.com/opinion/neighborhood-housing-providers-need-relief

The Center Square, January 4, 2021, Article on renters behind in rent
www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/renters-behind-on-payments-to-get-federal-assistance/article_d6a5b6f0-4eb4-11eb-90b1-3b0006dc5530.html

 

December 2020

The Daily Line, December 14, 2020, Guest Commentary by NBOA Board member on RTLO
thedailyline.net/chicago/12/14/2020/rushed-passage-of-county-rental-law-threatens-neighborhood-housing/

Daily Herald, December 14, 2020, Letter to the Editor by NBOA Board member on RTLO
www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20201214/landlord-tenant-plan-needs-revisions

Daily Herald, December 14, 2020, Article on RTLO
www.dailyherald.com/news/20201214/cook-county-commissioners-propose-rules-to-protect-suburban-renters

Chicago Tribune, December 13, 2020, Letter to the Editor by NBOA Board member on Biden housing agenda story response (last story)
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/letters/ct-letters-vp-121220-20201211-blqvhujijvfz5juthhdg5sygr4-story.html

Chicago Tribune, December 10, 2020, Article on RTLO
www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-cook-county-board-residential-tenant-landlord-ordinance-suburban-20201210-wst53flaprguvikr2jk7thjc24-story.html

Chicago Sun-Times, December 4, 2020, Letter to the Editor by NBOA Board member on RLTO
chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/4/22096347/residential-tenant-landlord-ordinance-rtlo-landlords-evictions-chicago

 

November 2020

NBOA Board Member’s Sun Times Letter to the Editor (second story down)
chicago.suntimes.com/2020/11/25/21600690/thanksgiving-day-covid-19-social-isolation-stay-home

The Daily Line Cook County RTLO
thedailyline.net/chicago/11/23/2020/cook-county-tenant-protection-ordinance-crawls-toward-vote-amid-overwhelming-landlord-pushback/

Chicago Tribune Editorial for Moratorium Modification
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-eviction-moratorium-landlords-tenants-20201109-63psz5h5hvazfckdp5brtipn2y-story.html

WBEZ Story on Tenant Unions
www.wbez.org/stories/as-the-pandemic-rages-on-chicago-renters-are-organizing-for-support-and-protection/1ce195d9-10c7-4fba-a998-3c843006b1cb

WBEZ News Segment
Link not available


October 2020

Sun Times Coverage of Eviction Moratorium Extension
chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/10/16/21520020/pritzker-extend-eviction-moratorium-covid-19-coronavirus-homeless-dart

Capitol Fax Question of the Day
capitolfax.com/2020/10/15/question-of-the-day-3156/

CBS Follow Up on Homeless Landlord
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/10/13/homeless-landlord-gets-her-home-back/

Chicago Tribune Op Ed
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-eviction-moratorium-coronavirus-pritzker-20201009-acrnrbasfrcdbbeqz476yuqsqq-story.html


September 2020

Capitol Fax Coverage of Eviction Moratorium
capitolfax.com/2020/09/17/the-other-side-of-the-eviction-moratorium/

Extended CBS Story on Housing Providers who are Homeless
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/16/a-state-order-to-prevent-homelessness-is-causing-it-for-some/

WBEZ Coverage of Moratorium Impact on Smaller Landlords
www.npr.org/2020/09/05/909968990/how-landlords-are-affected-by-covid-19-eviction-moratoriums

Chicago Tribune Eviction Deep Dive
www.chicagotribune.com/real-estate/ct-re-pandemic-eviction-cases-0908-20200911-ngt3tlfehjej3hwly64z4jrgyu-story.html

Chicago Magazine
www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/October-2020/Chicagos-Eviction-Crisis/

NPR Weekend Edition story on Katrina
www.npr.org/2020/09/05/909968990/how-landlords-are-affected-by-covid-19-eviction-moratoriums

Block Club about McFaddens
blockclubchicago.org/2020/09/04/albany-park-landlord-trying-to-evict-immigrant-families-from-building-during-the-pandemic/

ABC-7 story on Katrina
abc7chicago.com/politics/chicago-landlords-still-worried-after-cdc-issues-eviction-moratorium/6403044/

TIME story on Katrina
time.com/5885753/trump-eviction-moratorium/

CBS-2 story on Katrina
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/02/cdc-rules-regarding-covid-19-may-postpone-evictions/

Forbes story on human story of eviction bans
www.forbes.com/sites/rogervaldez/2020/10/05/the-real-human-toll-of-covid-19-eviction-bans/#10f2999e10f2


August 2020.

Capitol Fax Blog about Eviction Moratorium
capitolfax.com/2020/08/20/pritzker-will-extend-eviction-moratorium/

Sun-Times on Eviction Moratorium
chicago.suntimes.com/metro-state/2020/8/20/21377962/evictions-moratorium-extended-gov-jb-pritzker

ABC-7 on Lift the Ban Demands
abc7chicago.com/politics/pritzker-extends-evictions-moratorium-demands-to-lift-rent-control-ban-continue/6380874/

Daily Line Op Ed
thedailyline.net/chicago/08/18/2020/chicagos-housing-situation-is-fragile/

Crain’s Article on Fair Notice
www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/landlord-group-opposes-lengthening-renters-nonrenewal-notices

CBS-2 story on Bernardina
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/08/04/chicago-landlord-upset-over-tenants-refusal-to-pay-rent-or-leave-says-theyre-taking-advantage-of-pandemic-moratoriums/

Crain’s Article on Developers Pushing Back
www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/anti-gentrification-push-unnerves-developers

WVON She Flips, He Flips Interivew
nboachicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/She-Flips-He-Flips-9-5-20.mp3

WGN Interview on Eviction Moratorium Unintended Consequences
nboachicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/4637-N-Racine-Ave.m4a


July 2020 & Earlier.

CBS-2 story on Fair Notice
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/07/14/aldermen-back-ordinance-requiring-landlords-to-give-tenants-more-notice-before-ending-leases/

CBS-2 story on Fair Notice
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/07/20/just-cause-for-evictions-ordinance-gets-new-life-at-city-hall-will-get-public-hearing-but-fate-unclear/

Crain’s Op Ed on State of Housing
www.chicagobusiness.com/opinion/rent-strike-would-make-bad-situation-worse

Sun-Times Editorial on Rent Strikes
chicago.suntimes.com/2020/4/24/21230074/coronavirus-rent-strike-landlords-tenants-housing-department-stimulus-editorials

ABC-7 story on Lift the Ban Demands
abc7chicago.com/chicago-rent-coronavirus-pandemic-apartments/6286316/

Lawndale News story on Solidarity Pledge
www.lawndalenews.com/2020/04/city-announces-housing-solidarity-pledge/

Capitol Fax Blog on Eviction Moratorium
capitolfax.com/2020/06/25/landlords-file-suit-against-pritzker-to-allow-resumption-of-evictions/

NBC-5 story on Eviction Moratorium and Solidarity Pledge (brief mention)
www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-coronavirus-updates-stay-at-home-enforcement-meat-processing/2263627/

WBBM Radio story on Solidarity Pledge
wbbm780.radio.com/articles/lightfoot-introduces-ordinance-to-provide-tenant-protections