Under public pressure, the council has been reviewing a section that allows the denial of housing to most people with felonies. The goal of revising it is to specify exactly which convictions a landlord should be allowed to take into consideration. CHAMPAIGN — It was a packed house Tuesday in the Champaign City Council chambers, as a wide range of people — from landlords to county board members to former felons and re-entry advocates — chose to address council members about the portion of the city code regarding housing rentals. read more

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