Two-Day Airbnb Saga; New Blighted Neighborhood Fund

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The Chicago City Council spends two days debating ever-evolving Airbnb regulations from the Mayor’s Office. The City Council approves a new zoning tool to link downtown development to some of the city’s most blighted and economically underserved neighborhoods–even as one alderman labels it a “slush fund.” And we recap the monthly Council meeting: bonds, settlements, and an attempt to curb dog poop from piling up on people’s lawns.