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Two from Lawndale Gardens, another from Major Adams complete challenges, win Apple Tablets
Event showcased those who showed exemplary work ethic, dedication and commitment to community
HUD says CHA not only met benchmarks of Voluntary Compliance Agreement, but exceeded them
CHA to award 220 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, based on need and merit
Creative interagency partnership with Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Public Library brings mixed-income housing and community anchors to seniors, families in neighborhoods across Chicago.
Transit-oriented development will deliver 100+ units of affordable and market-rate housing, Plus, 30,000-square-feet of retail space anchored by Target
CHA Has Investment in 75 of 77 Chicago Community Areas
CHA has developed programs for veterans and for ex-offenders seeking re-entry into society
“If I could do another 50 (years), I probably would.”
Newest project by the faith-based developer brings 58 affordable rental apartments, townhouses to families in Washington Park
CHA responsibly allocated excess reserve to support construction, rehab and acquisition of housing
Co-located CPL branch project and third phase of mixed-income community on former Cabrini-Green property will offer 263 new units of mixed income housing
CHA OIG cases result in 26 convictions over four years
Mixed-income, mixed-use project will deliver more than 1,100 housing units, retail options and expanded access to Chicago River, new green space
Brinshore-Michaels to deliver second phase at former Cabrini-Green; new Taylor Street Apartments gets predevelopment loan
Goal is to provide access to apprenticeships, training and union jobs for CHA residents and to create economic and employment opportunities for Section 3 contractors
Registration Opens Today for CHA’s Premier Educational Event for Property Owners/ Managers, Real Estate Investors to be Held at Hyatt Regency Chicago
Program participants have seen a 5 percent reduction in heart disease and stroke mortality
Teens respond to impact of violence on youth with Documentary Film Program sponsored by Chicago Housing Authority and DePaul University
Innovative Mixed-Income Apartment Community Developed by Brinshore-Michaels in partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority Opens on Former Site of Maplewood Courts on the Near West Side
Board also approves investment, support for affordable housing opportunities across the city
Exelon Corporation, sister agencies and private donors provide $25 million in funding for 100,000 square foot recreational facility in Chicago’s Near West Side community
Community Celebrates Mercy Housing Lakefront Investment in Chicago’s Lawndale Community with $63 million redevelopment of former Sears, Roebuck & Company building into 181 Units of Affordable Housing
City Officials, CHA, and Residents Join Brinshore-Michaels Development Team for Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony of Mixed-Income, Mix-Use Apartment Community
Chicago Housing Authority partnering with City Business Affairs & Consumer Protection to stop misleading marketing activities
Year marked by innovation and accelerated development programs that ensure resident well-being
Architecture Firms with Strong Ties to Chicago Will Bring World-Class Design to Community Anchors for Neighborhoods
Chicago Public Library (CPL) and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) will announce the selection of the three architecture firms that will work with the Irving Park, West Ridge and near West Side communities to design co-located housing and library developments. Chicago is one of the first cities in the country to develop co-located housing and libraries.
Accepting applications from residents ages 13 through 24
Mixed-Use Projects Will Bring Housing, Retail, Open Space and Modern Libraries to Neighborhoods
Approval Gives Green Light to Move Ahead with Innovative Programs that Support Opportunities for Residents
Proposed Mixed-Use Development Would Bring Upgraded Community Room, Open Space for Residents at CHA’s Caroline Hedger Apartments
CHA to award more than 200 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, based on need and merit
Resident of Southeast Scattered Sites was appointed by Mayor in November; known for strong relationships
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is committed to transparency and welcomes public scrutiny at every level
In groundbreaking year for CHA scholars, students are “Staying the Course” over winter break with some 40 summer employers and internship providers at college check-in event
Agency Announces that Residents Will Be Moved to Newly Renovated Apartments by Week’s End
Last February, CHA CEO Eugene Jones, Jr. pledged in writing to replace 525 units of housing at Lathrop Homes by providing new housing units in North Side communities.
Agency aims to ensure residents stay safe and warm
$452,000 expands CHA’s help for students to attend college
The Chicago Housing Authority has proposed a pilot program for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program that would provide voucher holders with intensive services and job training to determine if a time limit on voucher use is feasible, potentially making more vouchers available sooner to those waiting for affordable housing.
Notice of a Regular Meeting of the CHA Employees' Retirement Plan Board of Trustees
Thanks to the Choose To Own Program, Mother of Three Has New House in Time for Thanksgiving
Chicagoland’s Third Annual Smoking Cessation Awareness Week
Project-Based Voucher Award to CHA from HUD and VA is Second Largest in the Country
Design Competition to Be Held Encouraging Innovative Architectural Style
Pre-registered families to pick up new, free winter coats
Approval Will Allow Design and Planning to Move Forward, Signaling First Step in the Project
More Information Available to the Public Increases Transparency
Store Adds More Fresh and Healthy Food Options on Chicago’s South Side; Creates 400 Jobs
Historic Bronzeville Apartment Building Restored to Serve Again as Community Anchor
Underscores agency’s commitment to housing options
Company Expands Internet Essentials to as many as 91,000 CHA Households
Company to Donate $125,000 to Fund Local Computer Labs and Digital Literacy Training
CHA Office of the Inspector General worked to bring cases to law enforcement agencies
2016 Multicultural Leadership Academy Cohort Announced
New library coming to Altgeld Gardens
One Summer Chicago Youth Gained New Skills and Improved Communities across the City; Youth Work Totaled Record 3.5 Million Hours in 2016
Three-year CHA & DePaul partnership connects 25 CHA youth to professional learning opportunities
CNA’s $20,000 grant helped with dorm supplies, counseling
Part of expanded partnership between DePaul and CHA building on Year of the Youth year-round opportunities
Internet Essentials to Reach More Than 40 Percent of All HUD-Assisted Households Nationwide
Since 2013, program has helped 534 people pay for college, paved the way for positive outcomes and future successes
Defendants plead guilty to stealing $177,000 from Voucher Program, are sentenced to prison and probation
Mikva Challenge is one of three organizations to help CHA continue its Year of the Youth