Public Housing Advocates Urge Aldermen To Vote On CHA OverhaulMore than 100 activists gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday, ahead of a City Council Housing Committee hearing, calling on aldermen to pass a long-stalled proposal to overhaul the Chicago Housing Authority.
City To Lease Space To Hadiya Pendleton Foundation For $1The City Council’s Housing Committee agreed to lease — for $1 through 2016 — two unused offices in the Martin Luther King Community Center to the foundation created to turn pain into purpose by providing mentoring, tutoring, computer and recreation programs for young people after school.
Aldermen Backing Ordinance To Protect Renters After ForeclosuresSeveral aldermen have joined community activists in calling for passage of a measure designed to prevent more buildings from becoming vacant.

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