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Aldermen Call For More Council Oversight Of Chicago Housing Authority

CHICAGO (CBS) – Some aldermen have said a hoard of money at the Chicago Housing Authority is evidence someone needs to keep a closer watch on the agency. 338 more words


CHA Revises Policy After Criticism Of “Supervouchers”

(CBS) — The Chicago Housing Authority is making changes to its voucher program after criticisms of so-called “supervouchers” that allow a handful to live in some of Chicago’s most expensive buildings. 157 more words


Want Luxury Living - Get on Welfare

The Mobility Counseling Program administered by the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is a benign name for welfare on steroids. I provides vouchers or in welfare lingo “super vouchers” that ask taxpayers to pay up to $4000 per month for Section 8 recipients to live in that “deluxe apartment in the sky”. 464 more words

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Students From CHA Celebrate Going Off To College

(CBS) – It can be a tough road from Chicago’s public housing to college, but it’s doable. On Wednesday, some 100 college-bound students who live in CHA got a heck of a send-off. 291 more words


Budget Watchdog: CHA Hoarded Money For Housing Vouchers

CHICAGO (CBS) – A new report has found the Chicago Housing Authority socked away hundreds millions of dollars in reserves, while thousands of people have waited for housing subsidies. 235 more words


Congressman wants to end CHA "supervouchers"

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock is seeking an end to a Chicago Housing Authority program that puts some of the city’s poorest residents into its highest priced apartments. 100 more words