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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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City To Expand Library Facilities In Public Housing Developments

The Chicago Public Library system will soon expand its partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority to create more facilities at public housing complexes.

At a City Council budget hearing on Friday, Library Commissioner Brian Bannon said the new facilities would be built in the CHA’s Roosevelt, Northtown, and Independence communities. 152 more words

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