Chicago Housing Initiative

Aldermen Call For More Council Oversight Of Chicago Housing AuthoritySome aldermen have said a hoard of money at the Chicago Housing Authority is evidence someone needs to keep a closer watch on the agency.
Budget Watchdog: CHA Hoarded Money For Housing VouchersA new report has found the Chicago Housing Authority socked away hundreds millions of dollars in reserves, while thousands of people have waited for housing subsidies.
Advocates, Aldermen Want Demolished Public Housing ReplacedAs Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to introduce a five-year housing plan to the City Council on Wednesday, some aldermen and housing activists were urging the administration to halt what they see as a loss of public housing in Chicago.
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.
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