Update: Lil Durk Shows Interest in Buying Chicago’s O-Block

Recent reports revealed that Parkway Gardens, an affordable housing project in Chicago also known as “O-Block,” has been put up for sale. Related Midwest currently owns the 694 apartments spread among nearly three dozen buildings, which includes a contract with federal housing authorities that ensures subsidized rent for years to come.

While the asking price is currently unknown, Lil Durk expressed interest in buying the property. He responded to Kollege Kidd’s tweet about the story, writing, “I’ll buy it don’t matter how much it is.”

Related Midwest has garnered criticism for the state of the property, with Alderwoman Jeanette Taylor telling the Chicago Sun-Times that the property has various issues ranging from water damage and broken elevators to pests and rodents.

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