Mayoral candidate Ald. Raymond Lopez hasn’t made mortgage payment in nearly 10 years: suit

CHICAGO — For nearly a decade, mayoral candidate Ald. Raymond Lopez has failed to make mortgage payments on a property on the city’s Southwest Side, totaling almost $42,000, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this year.  Lopez, who has represented the 15th Ward in the City Council since 2015,...

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PParker46
PParker46
40 · 9 days ago · Reddit

Wait, election law says aldercreatures must live in the ward they represent. That is true but is this right? This guy owns a house in his ward, but he's never lived there or paid on the mortgage for 10 years? But does rent and live in a house in another ward, but doesn't own it?

But wait!! Because Chicago politics is a great spectator sport, will the new ward remap solve his problem?

AndeeDrufense
AndeeDrufense
22 · 9 days ago · Reddit

So what failed chicago bank will this mortgage be connected to? Seriously what bank doesn't foreclose on a house after 12 months or less of missed payments, let alone 120 months?

Wonderful-Warning940
Wonderful-Warning940
22 · 9 days ago · Reddit

Dude makes six figures but can’t pay his mortgage. Great guy to put in charge of a city budget.

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M.....B......
7 · 9 days ago · Twitter

Amazing how these stories only come out when seeking a higher office. How come this has not been investigated in the past 10 years?

BoomhauerArlen
BoomhauerArlen
7 · 9 days ago · Reddit

Oh look. Between him and Willie, they are both bigger clowns than Lori.