Posts tagged "housing choice voucher"

CHA proposes cutting public housing waitlist in half

Chicago Housing Authority officials introduced a plan on Wednesday that could potentially knock thousands of families, elderly and disabled people off the waitlist for public housing because they failed to register a current address. In all, 47,536 applicants–53 percent of people on the public housing waiting lists–could be affected by the proposal. CHA Chief Executive... Read more »

Cook County adds 1,350 affordable housing units

Cook County adds 1,350 affordable housing units
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the county will create at least 1,350 new affordable housing units this year. The units will include 1,000 new subsidized housing vouchers, 200 units that will be repurposed for public housing and another 150 units for homeless veterans. All of the units will be paid for with... Read more »