Chicago Housing Authority

CHA gives Texas developer green light to build homes on Cabrini-Green site

CHA gives Texas developer green light to build homes on Cabrini-Green site

A Texas-based company has been tapped to develop more than 480 units of mixed-income housing on 6.9 acres of the former Cabrini-Green public housing complex.

On Tuesday, the Chicago Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners greenlighted El Paso, Texas-based Hunt Development Group to lead the project, which will include a mix of one- to four-bedroom apartments and condominiums at Larrabee Street and Clybourn Avenue. A 21-story residential tower will include 183 units for CHA residents, 82 units at affordable rents and 217 units at market rates. The development also includes several connected midrise buildings and low-rise town homes with 1.2 acres of public open space, according...

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