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Many homeless people cannot register in person, which leaves them with the option of registering by mail. But when registering by mail, identification is required in order to be counted.
At least 439 Illinois organizations or government entities have received grants for Census 2020. Instead of hiring many short-term workers as the census traditionally has, Illinois committed $29 million of state money to existing community orgs to engage in census outreach.
Prices for one- to four-unit buildings near the 606 Bloomington Trail have more than quadrupled since 2012. Experts say the city's desire for more property-tax revenue is driving the gentrification movement in many of Chicago's ethnic neighborhoods.