Networking Event Tailored To CHA College StudentsSome recruiters came prepared to offer internships and jobs, others financial support through scholarships and grants. The organizations ranged from accountants to conglomerates to banks to the Chicago Bulls.
Amid Cold Snap, Some CHA Residents Are BoilingSomething's a little off at the Judge Slater Senior Apartments. It's so warm in some rooms, residents are opening windows. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
CHA CEO's Son Arrested In MurderEugene Jones -- son of CHA CEO Eugene Jones Jr. -- is accused of fatally shooting an 18-year-old man over the weekend in Indianapolis.
Public Housing Teen Goes From Caddy To College-BoundAmong them is Julissa Andino of Humboldt Park, who learned how to caddy to qualify for a scholarship. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
CHA To Celebrate Housing Benchmark, But Critics Say It's Behind ScheduleCritics are still asking questions about whether the CHA is hoarding money, instead of providing more units.
Public Housing Students Celebrate College BeginningsOver 150 public housing high school students from Chicago gathered today to celebrate the beginning of a new journey.
Public Housing Advocates Take Over Vacant Units At Lathrop Homes To Protest Redevelopment PlanPublic housing residents and their supporters are taking over some vacant units in the Lathrop Homes in an effort to get more details and affordable housing about a redevelopment plan.
Group Of Students From Public Housing Leaving For CollegeSome 150 young people within the Chicago Housing Authority are going places. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
For Mom In Wheelchair, Third-Floor Apartment Is A ChallengeEvery time Melissa Pacheco leaves her apartment, her teenage sons must carry her down three flights of stairs.
Demonstrators Thank Mayor For New CHA Policy To Give Ex-Offenders Access To Public HousingDemonstrators 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.
CHA Revises Policy After Criticism Of “Supervouchers” 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.
Students From CHA Celebrate Going Off To College 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.