The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $30 million to Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood to fight poverty.A bulk of the grant will go toward redeveloping Grove Parc apartments on South Cottage Grove -- a HUD low-income housing development.
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan is expected to be in Chicago Tuesday to announce a $30 million grant for neighborhood revitalization in Woodlawn.The federal housing agency says it’s changing its approach to reviving poverty-stricken neighborhoods.
The federal government is suing the city of Joliet for housing discrimination.The suit involves Evergreen Terrace, a low-income housing development with mostly black residents. Joliet wants to condemn the federally-subsidized apartments and relocate the tenants. But the U.S.
The Chicago Housing Authority has more on its plate than just providing low-income housing. It’s in the employment game, too. In fact, it’s got a program called Section 3 that’s supposed to hire residents or their businesses.