Chicago Housing Authority
Foreclosures and homelessness are big issues in Chicago, but the Chicago Housing Authority has approved plans to tear down hundreds of units at its Altgeld Gardens housing complex on the Far South Side.
A year ago, Julius Claybron was making the move from the inner city to the Ivy League. Now, the former Chicago Housing Authority resident is back in Chicago, offering advice to other public housing residents about to head to college.
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.
A seniors’ public housing project in Uptown has become the first Chicago Housing Authority property to receive the top green building certification.
The Chicago Housing Authority is relocating 33 families living in row houses at what remains of the Cabrini-Green public housing development.
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.
An investigation that uncovered credit card abuses, which led to the ouster of the heads of the Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Park District, has prompted Mayor Rahm Emanuel to cancel most city credit cards and all petty cash.
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.
The Chicago Park District, the Chicago Housing Authority and other city agencies have been stripped of credit-card privileges after some employees were caught using them to buy gifts, expensive dinners and to even pay off red-light camera tickets.
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.
A Cabrini-Green resident accused of harboring drug dealers cannot be evicted because an official forgot to check a box on her lease agreement, a Cook County judge has ruled.
Two women were injured during a fire at a CHA high-rise for seniors on the South Side on Saturday.