'Someone's Going To Die'; Elevators At CHA Apartments Have Seniors Afraid For Their SafetyPeople pay lots of money to experience rides like the Tower of Terror, but some senior citizens in Lincoln Park said they’re often forced to ride their own version when using the elevators at a CHA building.
Aldermen Approve New Protections For Seniors In Buildings Facing RenovationThe City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a measure that lays out several deadlines building owners who receive public funds would have to meet before relocating tenants in senior buildings.
Operation Warm Handing Out Thousands Of CoatsIt's the nonprofit's 11th year partnering with the Chicago Housing Authority to distribute new winter coats to children in public housing.
Alderman And Housing Advocates Push For New Protections For SeniorsFed up with a lack of protection afforded by the city to seniors who live in Chicago Public Housing -controlled dwellings, North Side Alderman Harry Osterman is unveiling an ordinance to help the elderly take more control over their homes.
CHA Seniors File Discrimination Lawsuit Over Lack Of Bathroom Grab BarsA group of senior citizens say they are done waiting for the Chicago Housing Authority to install grab bars in their bathrooms.
Teens Paid To Learn Filmmaking Skills In "One Summer Chicago" ProgramA partnership program between DePaul University and the Chicago Housing Authority is teaching teens filmmaking skills.
Emanuel, City Officials Break Ground On Branch Library ProjectsMayor Emanuel announced the beginning of construction on three co-located housing and library developments being built across the city.
CHA Honors Longest-Serving Employee The Chicago Housing Authority honored its longest-serving employee on Monday.
Architects Selected To Design New Library And Housing FacilitiesThree architecture firms were announced that will design new Chicago Public Library branches that are co-located with housing facilities.
Rogers Park Seniors Oppose Plan To Turn Community Room Into TargetChanting “No vote on Target,” residents of the 22-story Caroline Hedger Apartments at Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue spoke a CHA board meeting at 48th and Wabash on Tuesday, urging the board to reject the plan.
Young CHA Residents Become Documentary FilmmakersSome Chicago public housing residents have put their experiences on the big screen.
Single Mom Becomes First-Time Homeowner For The HolidaysA single mother was welcomed to her new home on the Southwest Side on Tuesday, thanks to assistance from a home ownership program at the Chicago Housing Authority.