Former CHA Mail Clerk Accused Of Stealing Rent Money

A Chicago Housing Authority mail clerk has been charged with stealing $1,700 in rent money from tenants.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

13 of the 90 Chicago Housing Authority residents who were honored at the CHA's "Take Flight" college send-off on Aug. 10, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

CHA Residents ‘Take Flight’ For College

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.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Lewis Jordan

CHA Chief Resigns Amid Credit Card Controversy

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.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Altgeld Gardens (Credit: Chicago Housing Authority)

CHA Residents Protest Plan For Drug Testing

Some public housing residents are protesting the Chicago Housing Authority’s proposal for mandatory drug testing.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

City Hall

Head Of CHA Giving Back His Salary

The head of the Chicago Housing Authority is doing something you don’t normally hear a public official doing – giving money back.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Chicago Housing Authority CEO Lewis Jordan.  Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

CHA Head: Most Former Residents Remain In City

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.

WBBM Newsradio–04/14/2011

Cabrini-Green Demolition

Demolition Begins On Last Cabrini-Green High-Rise

Demolition has begun on the last high-rise standing in the Cabrini-Green public housing development.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011

Fire Graphic

CHA Fire Leaves 2 Hospitalized, Including Man Critically Burned

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.


Cabrini-Green Moving

Last Family Leaves Cabrini-Green

The last family is moving out of the sole remaining high-rise in the Cabrini-Green public housing development.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2010

Last Cabrini-Green High Rise

Judge Gives Cabrini Residents 10 Days To Move

A federal judge told the two families still living in the last remaining Cabrini-Green public housing development high-rise to move out within 10 days.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010

Last Cabrini-Green High Rise

CHA Goes To Court To Close Cabrini Building

The Chicago Housing Authority wants a federal judge to approve the closure of the last high-rise at the Cabrini-Green public housing project.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

Last Cabrini-Green High Rise

Last Cabrini-Green High-Rise Closing

The last residents are moving out of the last high-rise of Cabrini-Green public housing development, but some say they are not ready to go.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010


Public Housing Museum To Hold Discussion

Organizers of Chicago’s National Public Housing Museum are exhibiting the stories of four men who grew up in one of the city’s public housing developments.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Mother, Young Children Rescued From CHA Apartment Fire

A mother and her two young children were among four people rescued by firefighters after a mattress caught fire and filled a portion of a Chicago Housing Authority complex with smoke Thursday afternoon.