The chairman of the Chicago Housing Authority board of commissioners is donating his $100,000 stipend to a college scholarship fund for public housing residents.James Reynolds is also kicking in another $25,000 of his own money to Windows of Opportunity, the CHA nonprofit, to start a special board o
In January, the Chicago Housing Authority gave 80 relocation notices to families living in the Lathrop Homes. They were given options to live on another part of the property or move to other CHA apartments.Lathrop, on the citys' North Side, is scheduled for redevelopment.
Overcoming economic hardships and creating self-sufficient residents are two main goals of the Chicago Housing Authority ten years into its Plan for Transformation. Speaking to the City Club of Chicago Monday, CHA CEO Lewis Jordan said, “We’re almost at the end of the road.&rd
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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.