Chicago Housing Authority residents are waiting to see who will next lead the public agency after the current CEO resigned.Lewis Jordan is leaving amid controversy over spending on a CHA-issued credit card.At a CHA board of commissioners committee meeting Tuesday, Jordan was absent.
The head of the Chicago Housing Authority says he's resigning due to a credit card scandal that he says became a distraction.In a resignation letter, Lewis Jordan wrote that questions over his credit card use have overshadowed the housing authority.
A new report is giving a unique look into the 12-year history of a public housing program in Chicago. The report gives insight into The Plan for Transformation. Mayor Richard Daley launched the program in 1999, with the goal of creating or rehabbing 25,000 public housing units."