The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is challenging the Chicago Housing Authority’s drug testing of residents who live in mixed-income developments.ACLU lawyers want CHA to stop suspicion-less drug testing.
For the second time in two years, the Chicago Housing Authority is offering thousands of dollars to homebuyers to purchase homes and condos in its mixed-income community developments.The CHA is offering a pot of $1 million to help homebuyers with down payments or closing costs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed new leaders at many city departments since taking office in May. But a vacancy remains at the Chicago Housing Authority. CEO Lewis Jordan stepped down after questions around his use of city credit cards.