CHICAGO (CBS) — A plan is finally in place to fix the mold, mice, and mismanagement at a Far South Side Section 8 low-income housing complex.
CBS 2 first broke the story earlier this month, exposing the living conditions at Concordia Place – which carries a main address of 13037 S. Daniel Dr. in the Riverdale neighborhood.READ MORE: Chicago Police Union President Urges Aldermen To Repeal Mayor's Vaccine Mandate For City Workers, Judge Denies Request To Extend Order Barring Comments Urging CPD Officers To Defy Reporting Rules
They said management agreed to address the issues and some repairs are already under way.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Most Locations To Remain Dry Overnight
But the full fix could take months.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be requiring the owners to conduct a thorough inspection in April to ensure any and all issues are addressed.
“We’re going to boycott until it’s cleaned up,” Jackson said. “This is not the end. This is the beginning of a process.”MORE NEWS: Two Blocks Of Oakley Avenue In Gage Park Have Been Crumbling For Years, And Frustrated Neighbors Are Finally Getting Results
We have reported on the issues at Concordia for weeks. But CBS 2 recently found proof of violations dating back years.