Ald. Cappleman's latest newsletter:
"Ald. Cappleman recently convened a meeting with the Dept. of Family & Support Services, BJB Properties (the manager of 3838 N. Broadway, Ltd), Catholic Charities, and other social services to assist with the coordination of moving the residents in the 45 remaining units to safer and affordable housing.
A special thanks to Catholic Charities for taking the lead on working with the remaining residents and the new building owners. This has been crucial to assist the residents with finding more suitable housing at a price they can afford. Once the rehab of this building is complete, we expect the new owners to ensure the building is well managed for the benefit of its tenants and the surrounding community.
In court on April 4th, the judge entered a fine of $18,000 plus $60 court costs against the previous owners of the Chateau Hotel. These fines will help reimburse past court costs that have occurred over the years. The previous owners will be dismissed from the case upon payment of the fine. The case was continued to June 6th at 11:30 AM for case management.
Last week, Ald. Cappleman worked with the Police and the Dept. of Family & Support Services to coordinate efforts to assist an elderly, fragile woman living at the Chateau who was covered in bed bugs. As a result, the woman was immediately hospitalized. Upon discharge, she will be moving to a safer home."