A $1 city-owned land sale in West Englewood to support an urban agricultural and job transition center is one of six land sales under consideration by the Council’s Housing Committee Tuesday.

After addressing the regular agenda, the committee is scheduled to receive its quarterly status update on the city’s progress toward its 2017 affordable housing goals.  For 2017, the city has committed to spend $244 million toward 7,600 units of affordable housing. At the close of September, according to the report, Chicago is $42 million over budget and 800 units short.

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