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.
Chicago Housing Authority chief executive officer Lewis Jordan has submitted his resignation, in the wake of questions about his use of a government credit card.
Some public housing residents are protesting the Chicago Housing Authority’s proposal for mandatory drug testing.
The head of the Chicago Housing Authority is doing something you don’t normally hear a public official doing – giving money back.
The Chicago Housing Authority says it has the numbers to show what’s happened to residents affected by the “Plan for Transformation” that eliminated many of the agency’s high-rise buildings.
Demolition has begun on the last high-rise standing in the Cabrini-Green public housing development.
Two people, including an elderly man who suffered second and third degree burns, were injured when a fire started in an apartment at a Chicago Housing Authority senior citizens building early Sunday.
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