Demonstrators in Chicago Coalition for the Homeless yellow t-shirts flooded the mayor’s fifth floor lobby cheering new CHA procedures that now let ex-offenders apply for public housing.
The Chicago Housing Authority is making changes to its voucher program after criticisms of so-called “supervouchers” that allow a handful to live in some of Chicago’s most expensive buildings.
It can be a tough road from Chicago’s public housing, to college, but it’s doable. On Wednesday, some 100 college-bound students who live in CHA got a heck of a send-off.
A man filed an excessive force lawsuit Tuesday against the city, after his brother was shot and killed by an off-duty Chicago police officer during a confrontation at a Near West Side Chicago Housing Authority building earlier this month.
Seniors chanted their anger at the CHA over conditions in the Judge Slater senior apartment at 42nd and Cottage Grove, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Some Chicagoans are worried that affordable housing is slipping away and several dozen gathered for a protest at CHA Headquarters at 60 East Van Buren on Monday morning.
A Chicago housing coalition says private developers, not tenants, will be the big winners in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new “Plan Forward” CHA initiative, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Several groups are calling on the Chicago Housing Authority to start putting the homeless in some of the thousands of vacant housing units scheduled for demolition.
The Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.
Residents of a the Lathrop Homes public housing development, at Diversey Parkway and the Chicago River’s North Branch, are fighting to stay in their homes in wake of a CHA renovation project.
While demolition has been the trend for much of Chicago’s public housing, one development has now won recognition on the National Register of Historic Places.
A ribbon was cut this Wednesday morning on at a South Side Chicago Housing Authority development for a new computer lab for residents.
A Bulls celebrity spent the day signing autographs for hundreds of children in an early Christmas event the Museum of Science and Industry on Sunday.
James Vine shot 80-year-old Robert Wesley during a dispute at the Vivian Carter Apartments, police say.
A dispute between two residents in a senior living center ended in gunfire Sunday afternoon, killing an 80-year-old man.
The pregame warmups for a Chicago area youth football team recently were filled with the usual drills. Until the refs didn’t show up for the scheduled kickoff in Hanover Park.
A seniors’ public housing project in Uptown has become the first Chicago Housing Authority property to receive the top green building certification.
Mayor Emanuel used the former Cabrini Green neighborhood — newly transformed into mixed-income housing — to announce the CHA’s new leader, Charles Woodyard.
A Chicago Housing Authority mail clerk has been charged with stealing $1,700 in rent money from tenants.
Julius Claybron was always empowered with the vision of what he wanted in his future. He spent his life growing up in Chicago public housing. Now, as CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, he’s heading to prestigious Cornell University.