What do you have if you put together a prominent landlord, $300 million in development projects and apartments without heat? Today, tune in to the Barbershop Show on Vocalo at noon, when we’ll look into what the conditions are in subsidized housing managed by one polarizing figure on the South Sider–Leon Finney Jr.
Finney is a pastor who has been at the helm of The Woodlawn Organization and the Woodlawn Community Development Corp. that have overseen more than $300 million in real estate and community development projects. But The Chicago Reporter‘s investigation found that some of their properties were in woeful condition.
Angela Caputo, the reporter who led the investigation, speaks about her process and the ongoing muckraking: