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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Old Town

A man was in serious condition Wednesday morning, after being shot in the Old Town neighborhood. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Boy, 15, Shot At Division And Wells

A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was shot during a fight on the city’s Near North Side Monday night. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Brilliant Conclusion

We wonder how long Frank Main had to work on this article before he came to this astounding conclusion : Crime was worse in neighborhoods where former Chicago Housing Authority residents used vouchers to move into private apartments, a new study... more

over 2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Crews Removing Old Railroad Track In Effort To Beautify Near North Side

City crews are ripping out a set of old, unused railroad tracks, as they begin a new beautification project on the... more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Neighborhoods of CHA relocations experienced higher crime rates

An excerpt from the Sun-Times article: Crime was worse in neighborhoods where former Chicago Housing Authority residents used vouchers to move into private apartments, a new study found. From 2000 to 2008, violent... more

over 2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Advocates Balk At CHA's New Plan For Transformation Input Process

The Chicago Housing Authority has completed most of its scheduled public input process for the “Plan For Transformation 2.0” – but advocates criticize CHA for not providing a better idea of how they might re-transform public housing. “It... more

over 2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Advocates Balk At CHA's New Plan For Transformation Input Process

The Chicago Housing Authority has completed most of its scheduled public input process for the “Plan For Transformation 2.0” – but advocates criticize CHA for not providing a better idea of how they might re-transform public housing. “It appears to be a pretty limited public input process,” says John McDermott,... more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Neighborhood News Bureau | Permalink

CHA mum on maintenance after man falls to death in elevator shaft

Why won't the CHA talk about elevator maintenance issues after a man falls to his death in one of its buildings? The CHA won't say.

almost 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Straddling high-rises and the ivory tower, a scholar examines Chicago's public housing

Roosevelt University professor Brad Hunt's new book chronicles a series of missteps that brought Chicago's public housing to a violent low point in the 1980s.

almost 5 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

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