Tag: CHA

Question of the day – who’s getting the supervouchers?

Question of the day – who’s getting the supervouchers?

Crain's Chicago Business reported yesterday that the Chicago Housing Authority is issuing "supervouchers" that enable low-income residents to rent ...
Cabrini-Green area poised for substantial change

Cabrini-Green area poised for substantial change

The Cabrini-Green area has been the subject of intensified interest on the part of developers recently, including Ranquist Development's planned 4 ...
Is affordable housing unaffordable for Chicago?

Is affordable housing unaffordable for Chicago?

Chicago Real Estate Daily recently reported that the next phase of the redevelopment of the Robert Taylor Homes is moving forward. It involves the ...
The latest on the Lathrop Homes

The latest on the Lathrop Homes

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily has the latest on the redevelopment of the CHA's Lathrop Homes, a largely-unoccupied 35-acre project that spans ...
Racial discrimination at Galewood Crossings?

Racial discrimination at Galewood Crossings?

The Tribune recently wrote about a lawsuit brought by the CHA against board members of the master association at the Enclaves of Galewood Crossing ...
Brother El visits Muddy Waters home in North Kenwood

Brother El visits Muddy Waters home in North Kenwood

The former home of "legendary Chicago blues musician Muddy Waters" was recently listed by Landmarks Illinois as one of the 10 most endangered hist ...
Revisiting Park Boulevard in Bronzeville

Revisiting Park Boulevard in Bronzeville

The mixed-income Park Boulevard development in Bronzeville, on the former site of Stateway Gardens, is part of the CHA's ambitious and largely-sta ...
CHA buys the farm

CHA buys the farm

There's more than one way to interpret the headline, but Skyline has the scoop on the literal reading: The Chicago Housing Authority is closin ...
The CHA’s Britton Budd apartments in Lakeview East

The CHA’s Britton Budd apartments in Lakeview East

The Chicago Housing Authority operates a number of seniors' housing projects that receive little attention. One of those projects began its li ...
A brief look back at hopes for Bronzeville

A brief look back at hopes for Bronzeville

Five years ago YoChicago looked in on Bronzeville for an extended peek at what was hoped to be a massive transformation of the South Side neig ...
A scene from the deadpool – Ogden Courts in Lawndale

A scene from the deadpool – Ogden Courts in Lawndale

It isn't often that you'll find a quote from the King James Version of the Bible on a real estate development sign. Almost every real estate agent ...
A helicopter view of the Lathrop Homes

A helicopter view of the Lathrop Homes

Last week we alerted you that plans were moving forward for the redevelopment of the 920-unit Lathrop Homes, a Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) pro ...
Lathrop Homes redevelopment moves forward

Lathrop Homes redevelopment moves forward

The 920-unit Lathrop Homes, a Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) project, has been largely vacant for several years. On Tuesday, according to Chicago ...
CHA issues relocation notices to Cabrini Rowhouse residents

CHA issues relocation notices to Cabrini Rowhouse residents

The Tribune's Breaking News reports that the Chicago Housing Authority has given 180-day notices to the residents of the remaining 33 units in the ...
What’s happening at the Lathrop Homes

What’s happening at the Lathrop Homes

The clouds were just beginning to break apart earlier today when I stood on the bridge over the Chicago River at Diversey Pkwy. Viewed through a t ...
How has the Plan for Transformation really changed the South and West sides?

How has the Plan for Transformation really changed the South and West sides?

"Part of the problem is that these neighborhoods are changing anyway, so not all of the poor people moving in are from the C.H.A. I think it's bec ...
Construction checkup: An Oak grows in Cabrini

Construction checkup: An Oak grows in Cabrini

Parkside of Old Town's next rental mid-rise is going up at the northeast corner of Larrabee and Oak streets, two blocks south of Cabrini Green's r ...

Quote of the day: Where families go when the projects go

Some of Madden/Wells buildings were closed down fast when buildings experienced "emergency conditions"--much like Cabrini-Green is doing right now. Be ...

Quick hits: Habitat out as CHA receiver; revised plans for Lincoln Park Hospital site

Unless you follow our Chicago Real Estate News feed religiously, you might have missed these stories that came across the wire late today. Both storie ...
Quote: Who has a stake in Roosevelt Square?

Quote: Who has a stake in Roosevelt Square?

“At every community meeting I’ve ever attended, the people who show up are the homeowners. If you pay $2,500 in rent, which is a fancy apartment, th ...
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