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  • Gary GHA wins top HUD award

    At $3.44 million, the Gary Housing Authority is receiving the largest capital funding grant in the state Thursday from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Sue Brady, managed scattered-site public housing in Chicago, dies at 77

     Sue Brady, managed scattered-site public housing in Chicago, dies at 77
    Sue Brady was active in North Shore politics and served two terms as an Evanston alderman but will likely best be remembered for her work managing scattered-site public housing under a contract with the Chicago Housing Authority. "She was a...

    Shuttered CHA complex gets new life as artists' home

    Shuttered CHA complex gets new life as artists' home
    When the Chicago Housing Authority's Dante Harper Townhomes closed in 2007, it seemed to be another symbol of the continued decline of the once solidly working-class Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city's South Side. "They were nice buildings when...

    Chicago Housing Authority opens wait lists for public housing, vouchers

    Chicago Housing Authority opens wait lists for public housing, vouchers
    For most of his adult life, Clifford McKnight has bounced from house to house sleeping on relatives' couches, sharing bedrooms and crowding into small apartments to have a place to rest his head, he said. On Monday, he joined more than 80,000 Chicago...

    Create more opportunities for low-income families

    In theory, low-income families with housing choice vouchers can rent homes in any community with better opportunities. But in practice, most of the 60,000 Illinois families with vouchers are not “moving up” to a place with access to critical...