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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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Holsten Human Capital Development Honors Area Leaders and Residents at Sustainability Awards

Holsten Human Capital Development founders Jackie and Peter Holsten, along with the non-profit’s board, hosted the Annual HHCD Community Sustainability Awards on Sept. 29.

The awards event honored six area leaders for their contributions to sustaining communities: CHA Chairman Eugene “Gene” Jones for his thirty years of work in advancing the cause of affordable housing, Mid-America Real Estate Corp’s Stan Nitzberg for his two decades of support of affordable housing as a viable way of ending homelessness, community residents Davien Day and Staci Wade for youth empowerment, and Rosa Maddox and Doris Jennings for self-sufficiency. 278 more words

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Holsten Human Capital Development Honors Area Leaders and Residents at Sustainability Awards

Holsten Human Capital Development founders Jackie and Peter Holsten, along with the non-profit’s board, hosted the Annual HHCD Community Sustainability Awards on Sept. 29.

The awards event honored six area leaders for their contributions to sustaining communities: CHA Chairman Eugene “Gene” Jones for his thirty years of work in advancing the cause of affordable housing, Mid-America Real Estate Corp’s Stan Nitzberg for his two decades of support of affordable housing as a viable way of ending homelessness, community residents Davien Day and Staci Wade for youth empowerment, and Rosa Maddox and Doris Jennings for self-sufficiency. 278 more words

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Updating the last few years of (private sector) history of Chicago's public housing

By now, a number of scholars have effectively explained the problematic history of Chicago’s public housing. But, as this new piece from Curbed Chicago suggests, the most recent years have involved a lot of change. 406 more words

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