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  • Renovated public housing tied to fewer repeat ER visits for kids

    By Ronnie Cohen
  • Sporting events leave favela residents terrified

    RIO DE JANEIRO On a recent visit to the future site of Olympic Park, President Dilma Rousseff promised the 2016 Summer Games in Rio would be "the Olympics of all Olympics," echoing a refrain she used during the chaotic lead-up to the World Cup. The...

    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...

    City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003

    City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003
    The city expects a flood of applications when it opens the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers this month for the first time in more than a decade. Housing advocates say 50,000 families or more might sign up for a lottery to fill 25,000 places on...

    Nearly 74,000 sign up for Baltimore's Section 8 wait list

    Nearly 74,000 sign up for Baltimore's Section 8 wait list
    Sign ups for Baltimore's Section 8 housing voucher wait list have ended until 2020 with nearly 74,000 applicants vying for a spot on the register. The Housing Authority of Baltimore City will use a lottery to randomly select 25,000 applicants for the...