Foreclosure Research - Press
Every six months, Dave McDowell rounds up a group of volunteers, hands them legal pads and pens, and sends them out to log the addresses of every vacant property they can find within a roughly three-square-mile area on Chicago’s Southwest Side.
ROGERS PARK — Maria Delores Calvillo never expected her house to be a stop on a city bus tour.
Her modest three-bedroom duplex isn't a celebrity's birthplace or the site of some historical event. But on Saturday, her home in Rogers Park was the final stop on a citywide tour of vacant and foreclosed homes, put together by several community groups trying to prevent foreclosures and evictions.