CHA In The News

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CHA’s Choose to Own program has helped a record number of families purchase homes

Chicago Tribune

CHA opens up application period for CHA Scholarship:



Daisie Foundation and Chicago Housing Authority partnership with Banana Republic 

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2020 News Coverage

October 2020

South Side seniors keep up weekly bingo date with video chat
April 30, 2020

Retired tailor picks up needle and thread again to aid her community
Tony Binns | April 20, 2020

How Public Housing Authorities Are Supporting Vulnerable Residents during COVID-19
Mica O'Brien | April 20, 2020

In her CHA senior high-rise, she’s known as ‘the seamstress lady.’ Her COVID-19 protective masks are in high demand
Mary Schmich | April 10, 2020

Near North Side retiree sews face masks for other seniors as her part in the ‘pandemic war’
Manny Ramos | April 10, 2020

CHA Announces Rent Deferment for Public Housing Residents
Staff Editor | April 1, 2020

CHA residents get rent reprieve until April 30
Fran Spielman | April 1, 2020


Carling Hotel Reopens
Editor  | April 26, 2018

Old Town Single Room Occupancy Hotel Reopens as Affordable Apartments
Jay Koziarz | April 23, 2018

Women are Disrupting the Energy Industry
Ellen Shenette | April 11, 2018

Four Creative Approaches to Mixed-Use Senior Living
Jack Silverstein | April 9, 2018

CHA’s Outstanding Work in Section 3 Program Prompts HUD To Waive Final Year of Compliance Agreement
Editor | Feb 7, 2018

New Development Pairs Public Housing, Library with Aim of Fostering Community
Elvia Malagon | Jan 29, 2018

Emanuel to Break Ground on Three Library-Housing Partnerships
Fran Spielman | Jan 26, 2018

How New Rules for Section 8 Voucher Payments Mean More Mobility for Voucher Holders
Oscar Perry Abello | Jan 26, 2018

CHA to Add More Mixed-Income Housing In Bronzeville
Natalie Moore | Jan 22, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Housing Program for Homeless
Christopher Shuttlesworth | Jan 10, 2018


New Program to Provide Support for Homeless
Editor | Dec 28, 2017

City to Start Housing Pool to Improve Assistance to Homeless Residents
Rachel Hinton | Dec 25, 2017

Chicago Bulls and Chicago Housing Authority Host Holiday Party
Dec 18, 2017

Chicago Housing Authority Board Expands Housing Opportunities, Approves Investment in 353 Apartments in Eight Chicago Communities
Nov. 29, 2017

At 80, CHA's oldest employee says, 'Auf Wiedersehen!'
Mary Schmich | Nov 14, 2017

Public Housing Goes Green
Mallory Bulman | Nov 2, 2017

CHA Honors Longest-Serving Employee
Lisa Fielding​ | Oct 30, 2017

Chicago Housing Authority Approves Funds for Little Italy, Cabrini Green Developments
Jay Koziarz | Oct 26, 2017


Rebuilding Public Housing
Matthew Messner | Sept 8, 2016