The City of Evanston has received more than 500 applications for its restorative housing program, according to city officials.
Justin Marcoviche-Garnett applied on behalf of his family who has lived in Evanston for generations.
"My great grandparents moved here in 1913 from Georgia and my family has been here since so this is something that feels very personal to us," he said.
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Applications for the restorative housing piece of Evanston's reparation's program closed November 5.