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Architects Selected To Design New Library And Housing Facilities

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three architecture firms were announced Sunday that will design new Chicago Public Library branches that are co-located with housing facilities.

The firms were selected by the Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Department of Planning and Development after a design competition that started in late 2016, the mayor’s office said in a statement. 301 more words

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CHA takes care of its own finances, waiting list grows

The Chicago Housing Authority doesn’t exactly have a distinguished history in serving those that need housing and that trend appears to be continuing:

While tens of thousands of families languished on a waiting list for assistance, the…

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Rogers Park Seniors Oppose Plan To Turn Community Room Into Target

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some seniors living in a Chicago Housing Authority high-rise in Rogers Park were protesting plans to turn their community room, garden, and parking garage into a new Target store. 243 more words

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Young CHA Residents Become Documentary Filmmakers

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some Chicago public housing residents have put their experiences on the big screen.

DePaul University has teamed up with the Chicago Housing Authority on a documentary program. 143 more words

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Single Mom Becomes First-Time Homeowner For The Holidays

CHICAGO (CBS) — A single mother was welcomed to her new home on the Southwest Side on Tuesday, thanks to assistance from a home ownership program at the Chicago Housing Authority. 361 more words

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