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  • Writer's pictureNewDay Apartments

Updated: Jan 31

The Coalition to Reduce Recidivism has chosen NewDay Apartments to receive the prestigious award on October 13 in Gurnee, IL

NewDay Apartments is excited & honored to accept one of C2RR's highest awards, the Service Organization of the Year. For four years, NewDay has provided safe, comfortable, affordable housing to registrants in the Waukegan area. We have improved community safety, provided justice, & helped registrants focus on their futures rather than repeat past mistakes.

Please consider supporting the Coalition by attending the luncheon. For more information or to purchase tickets, email

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  • Writer's pictureNewDay Apartments

NewDay Apartments is rapidly expanding throughout Illinois. We are currently looking for an experienced handyman to help us keep our properties in tip-top shape.

Applicants must be on the registry & have the following skills:

  • Minimum 2 yrs experience as handyman or similar work required. Documented plumbing, electrical, &/or carpentry experience is a plus. License preferred but not required

  • Ability to troubleshoot a wide variety of common problems, including plumbing, electrical, painting/patching, & general maintenance

  • Service area is Kane, Lake, Will, & Winnebago counties

  • References required

  • Hourly rate is negotiable based on experience

  • Call 847-628-7999 for more information

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  • Writer's pictureNewDay Apartments

Updated: Dec 8, 2022

NewDay Apartments was featured in a recent Chicago Tribune article for its groundbreaking & unique approach to keeping Illinois communities safe. By housing registrants responsibly in dispersed housing like the building in question, the article noted that "housing sex offenders in clusters makes it easier for officials to monitor them and noted that the occupants of the Joliet building are mandated to attend therapy, wear GPS ankle monitors and are regularly visited by parole officers."

In addition, an attorney who is an expert in sex offender issues stated, "Every human being needs a safe and stable place to live including people who have committed a practical manner, [restricting sex offender housing] doesn’t make communities safer. It makes people homeless.”

Thanks to responsible oversight by NewDay & local law enforcement, the registrants living in the apartment building have lived entirely law-abiding lives since being released. Not one tenant has been accused of a new offense, much less convicted of one.

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