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Naperville has missed chances to create affordable housing. With major developments on the table, will city leaders act now?

For years, Naperville has allowed a slew of residential developments to be built without prioritizing affordability.

City council members soon will have to set policy for major developments including the Fifth Avenue project that could include housing, retail and office space on 13 acres of city land near Naperville’s popular Metra station. Whether affordable housing will be required in those projects is still unclear.

With little room for Illinois’ fourth largest city to build affordable homes on the outskirts of town, Naperville leaders will have to get creative if they choose to keep housing costs within reach of the city’s nurses, teachers, firefighters and police officers who want to live there.

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