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Chicago Housing Authority Plan for Transformation

Matt Sledge

Public Housing Demolition Lowered Crime, But Not For Everyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.06.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's decade-long effort to move people out of its infamous public housing towers and into low-rise neighborhoods has long produced divided reacti...

Matt Sledge

Urban Initiatives Soccer Program Aims To Keep Kids In Tough Chicago Schools On Track

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.08.2012 | Chicago

"Everybody in Cabrini knew Troy," said 13-year-old Thomas Durr, an eighth grader at Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts. "He had his act together, h...

Judge Rewards Chicago Housing Authority In Historic Desegregation Case

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Housing Authority's long and painful history of racial segregation ended at least legally Thursday, with a federal court ruling that the a...

The New York Times in Chicago: Under the Influence?

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

New York Times digital editor Jim Schachter has gone into full denial mode in response to a Columbia Journalism Review article raising concerns about foundation funding for nonprofit news.

Real Estate Woes Hurt CHA Plan For Transformation

Chicago Journal | Micah Maidenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHA has been criticized since the plan was announced in 1999 for how demolition of tens of thousands of units would affect Chicago's poorest. But now ...

CHA Tells Residents To Get Jobs

Chi-Town Daily News | Megan Cottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Public housing residents must have jobs to keep their homes under a controversial new policy adopted today by Chicago Housing Authority commissioners....