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.


October 2020 to date.

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