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The Chicago Housing Authority has received nearly $1 million dollars in federal money to train residents in green industry jobs. The federal labor department is giving CHA money to help about 200 residents.
There was little disagreement among candidates for Chicago mayor in a forum Tuesday evening devoted to public housing issues. But most of the major candidates didn't show. More than 250 people, many public housing residents, packed into an auditorium at the Chicago Cultural Center.
The Chicago Housing Authority board of commissioners passed a $917 million budget on Tuesday as the agency continues to revamp its properties. In its 12th year, the Plan for Transformation has created mixed-income developments and rehabbed existing family apartments.
It’s the end of an era for the Cabrini-Green housing development on Chicago’s Near North Side.The last Cabrini-Green public housing high rise closed today on Thursday at noon. And the last family has moved out.
A new study on the Chicago Housing Authority suggests a new approach helping troubled families pays off. But there are still challenges.Case managers followed residents in Madden/Wells and Dearborn Homes over an intense three-year period.