Tag: mixed-income

CHA commissioners hesitant over Lathrop Homes

In the many Chicago Housing Authority board meetings I’ve been to, I’ve never seen a single split vote. Usually, anything that comes before the board is approved unanimously. Once, I’ve seen the commissioners threaten not to vote for something. And a friend told me once she saw a few vote no. More at chicagoreporter.com But... Read more »

Making a mixed-income community work: Roosevelt Square

On Tuesday, residents on the Near West Side got to see plans for two new condo buildings being built as part of the Chicago Housing Authority’s mixed-income Roosevelt Square development. While launching the Plan for Transformation, the CHA made plans to demolish around 3,500 ABLA public housing units that were previously located on the site.... Read more »