U.S. Housing and Urban Development

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro speaks in Chicago, alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on July 8, 2015. (Credit: CBS)

HUD Secretary Troubled By CHA Hoarding Millions

The Obama administration expressed concerns Wednesday about the millions of dollars in funds the Chicago Housing Authority has been hoarding in a great time of need, but said it appears problems are on their way to being solved.

07/08/2015

Altgeld Gardens (Credit: Chicago Housing Authority)

CHA Getting $3M In Federal Funds For Jobs Program At Altgeld Gardens

The Altgeld Gardens public housing development on the South Side has been awarded $3 million by the federal government to use to train residents for the workforce and eventual self-sufficiency.

04/02/2015

A Gary, Indiana resident passes a row of abandoned storefronts on Broadway Street in the old downtown section of Gary.  America's former murder capital, 02 March 2001. The old (Photo credit should read SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Award $500K Grant To Gary For Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan

The city plans to use the grant to attract even more investments through a hyper-local approach to addressing problems in the University Park East neighborhood,

01/16/2015

Home Foreclosure (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

1,000 Attend Local Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

More than 1,000 homeowners showed up Saturday at the South Holland Community Center, where state officials sponsored a program to help people facing foreclosure.

10/13/2012