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.
A federal judge has ordered that the remaining families must leave a notorious Chicago housing project early. Only two families are left at the Cabrini-Green public housing high rise on Chicago's near North Side.
Brian challenged Alden Loury of The Chicago Reporter to a friendly debate about the Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation.
His first question: Do you REALLY think it would've been better to have left the projects there?