Seventeen years after Mayor Daley launched his plan to transform the Chicago Housing Authority, WBEZ examines promises kept – and broken.
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A new project aims to fill a void in a news cycle that has primarily centered on the issues young men face in the city.
A new partnership between the Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Public Libraries will put affordable housing and learning centers under the same roof in three city neighborhoods.
As part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to end veteran homelessness in Chicago, Emanuel and the Chicago Housing Authority announce a three-year plan to provide 450 additional housing-choice vouchers for homeless U.S. veterans.
Some landlords in the Chicago area are illegally discriminating against Section 8 voucher holders, according to WBEZ. Does this highlight problems with the program itself or is it blatant racism?
Chicago began demolishing its crime-ridden, dilapidated public housing high-rises in the mid-1990s. By 2000, the city had launched the ambitious Plan for Transformation, aiming to replace 38,000 public housing units with new or rehabbed mixed-income units in 10 years. But 15 years later, the Chicago Housing Authority is still working to complete that goal.
The Chicago Housing Authority's Cabrini Green homes stood for decades on the Near North Side. Between 1995 and 2011, the buildings were demolished and replaced with mixed-income housing. The new documentary "70 Acres in Chicago" tracks that tumultuous period and the efforts of residents to save their homes.
Chicago Housing Authority CEO Charles Woodyard's resignation was announced at a CHA board meeting on Tuesday. Natalie Moore, WBEZ's South Side reporter, joins us with the details. Read Woodyard's resignation letter.
It's the largest redevelopment of public housing in U.S. history -- and the final phase of that plan begins now.
The Chicago Housing Authority faces questions about its billion-dollar mixed-income experiment.
More than a decade after Chicago Housing Authority demolitions, how are displaced residents affecting their new neighborhoods? A new study may have answers.
Find out how the Chicago Housing Authority is recalibrating its plan for transformation from the organization’s CEO. Natalie Moore from WBEZ has the story.
The Chicago Housing Authority's "Plan for Transformation" is now in its 11th year. But with a new CEO at the helm, what's next for the CHA? Natalie Moore of WBEZ is here with the details.
What are large blocks doing in the middle of Grant Park? Geoffrey Baer tells us their historical significance in tonight's Ask Geoffrey.