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.
Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Police-Involved Shooting At CHA BuildingA 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.
Protesters Call For Change In Management Of CHA Senior HousingSeniors chanted their anger at the CHA over conditions in the Judge Slater senior apartment at 42nd and Cottage Grove, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Protesters Call For More Affordable Housing Outside CHA HQSome 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.
Housing Coalition Criticizes Emanuel Plan As Giveaway To Private DevelopersA 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.
Housing Advocates Want Homeless Put In Vacant CHA ApartmentsSeveral 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.
CHA Taking Wait List Applications In 3 South Side NeighborhoodsThe Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.