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Illinois peeps, check out - Blame HUD for America’s Lead Epidemic

Inadequate federal regulations are egregious contributors to lead poisoning cases in public and low-income housing.. via NYT Opinion http://ift.tt/1QrEfmK


Public Housing Advocates Urge Aldermen To Vote On CHA Overhaul

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than 100 activists gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday, ahead of a City Council Housing Committee hearing, calling on aldermen to pass a long-stalled proposal to overhaul the Chicago Housing Authority. 435 more words


2 Investigators: CHA Collecting Millions In Tax Dollars For Mostly Vacant Housing Complex

CHICAGO (CBS) — Prime Chicago river-front real estate with a rundown housing complex costs all taxpayers millions of dollars a year, even though most of the complex sits empty. 933 more words


When is a Budget Surplus a Bad Thing?

When it represents federal housing funds that are deliberately going unspent to avoid providing public and low-income housing.

Eve Ewing’s report in The New Republic¬†identifies another looming scandal in Chicago, this time in the Chicago Housing Authority. 2,184 more words

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Nil Skills

Looking for a job? How about working for the Chicago Housing Authority?


  • An unflinching desire to kowtow to authority.
  • A sunny disposition in the face of irate landlords who demand some semblance of fairness.
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Operation Warm Hands Out Thousands Of Winter Coats At Annual Give-Away

CHICAGO (CBS) — A big crowd showed up on a cold morning to get warm winter coats in the Chicago Housing Authority’s Eighth Annual Coat Give-Away, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser. 165 more words


Homeless Activists Sleep at Chicago City Hall

Homeless Activists Sleep

at Chicago City Hall

Homeless Activists Sleeping

Overnight Outside City Hall

“The phrase “persistent poverty” implies that poverty persists despite society’s best efforts to end it. 548 more words