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  • Forum focuses on mayor's first 100 days

    Forum focuses on mayor's first 100 days
    The city's top internal watchdog gave new Mayor Rahm Emanuel points for transparency tonight, but warned that government oversight remains too diffuse in Chicago. Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's comments came at a forum hosted by Chicago Public Radio...
  • Settlement eases reliance on nursing homes to house adults with disabilities

    Settlement eases reliance on nursing homes to house adults with disabilities
    State officials on Monday moved a step closer to ending Illinois' long-standing reliance on large nursing facilities to house adults who have physical and mental disabilities. A proposed settlement to a class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court...
  • Housing fraud suspect who allegedly conned city out of more than $18K pleads no contest

    GLENDALE — A 69-year-old Glendale man pleaded no contest to charges that he conned the city out of $18,492 when he lied about his finances to get federal subsidized housing, officials said this week. Norayr Aklyan entered an open plea Friday to one...
  • CHA to clear last of non-rehabbed Cabrini Rowhouses

    CHA to clear last of non-rehabbed Cabrini Rowhouses
    The Chicago Housing Authority said today it has issued 180-day relocation notices to vacate the last 33 households from the non-rehabbed portions of the 73-year-old Frances Cabrini Rowhouses. The non-rehabbed portion of the Rowhouses -- located south...
  • Demand for housing vouchers remains high

    CITY HALL — With thousands still on the waiting list for Section 8 low-income housing vouchers, city officials say the program’s rising costs and shrinking budget are preventing additional enrollment. There are 1,532 households enrolled in...
  • Ex-DuPage official got 2 preferential deals from former board colleagues

    Ex-DuPage official got 2 preferential deals from former board colleagues
    When DuPage County officials wanted to build 91 new units of affordable housing eight years ago, they didn't bother to follow federal rules that required them to request proposals from developers. They didn't bother to even look outside their own...
  • Ex-DuPage official got no-bid deals

    When DuPage County officials wanted to build 91 new units of affordable housing eight years ago, they didn’t bother to follow federal rules that required them to request proposals from developers. They didn’t bother to even look outside their...
  • Wait list a cause for frustration

    CITY HALL — City Council members on Tuesday endorsed purging unqualified applicants from the city’s lengthy wait list for low-income housing vouchers. Currently, 5,762 applicants hold places on a waitlist for the federally sponsored program,...
  • Residents rally against CHA drug-testing plan

    Residents rally against CHA drug-testing plan
    Requiring Chicago Housing Authority residents to be drug-tested and making it easier to evict tenants with family members accused of crime is unconstitutional and will backfire, residents said today at a downtown rally. The CHA is proposing to change its...
  • Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration

    Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration
    The Carroll County Commissioners open their twice-weekly meetings with heads bowed in prayer. Robin Bartlett Frazier began a recent session with words from Joshua in the Old Testament and her hope that the board would "be strong and of good courage in...
  • Daley's security detail cut in half

    Daley's security detail cut in half
    Former Mayor Richard Daley's security detail has been reduced to three police officers, two of whom will be on call to transport former first lady Maggie Daley to and from doctor appointments and the hospital, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today. Chicago's...