CHICAGO
02/05/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Entire Family Faces Eviction Due To One Man's Crime

A rarely used policy by the Chicago Housing Authority has spoiled the holiday season this year for a 15-year public housing resident.

Patricia Jordan, 52, is in court fighting an eviction order after her 21-year-old son plead guilty to a felony gun charge after being arrested away from CHA property in September for possession of an illegal gun. The arrest puts Jordan in violation of the agency's Criminal Activity Eviction policy, which allows CHA to evict an entire household if a household member is arrested for certain crimes.

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