Daily Herald: Suburban Group Homes

December 30, 2012 7:29:44 AM PST
You'd be hard-pressed to pick out many of the hundreds of nondescript group homes throughout the Chicago suburbs.

But the uproar - from neighbors concerned about their property values and who will be living next door or from municipal officials who cite a number of nuisance and life safety issues - has kept some homes from opening, despite having federal law on their side.

And there is the occasional problem home that reinforces negative fears. You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, December 30, 2012, or online at www.dailyherald.com.