A new building filled with social service and education amenities at Altgeld Gardens is a test case for the limits of design and architecture.
Rapper SG Ali makes her label debut with her new single and video, “Drank on the Block.”
She fell behind on rent. Then her landlord sued. Then the Chicago Housing Authority threatened to terminate her voucher.
Chicagoans without shelter face the tough choice between the streets and shared air.
What federal law means for some Chicago residents who want to smoke pot
“I suffered too much to live here.”
Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
A Pritzker-backed machine operator, a rogue three-time candidate, a U of C darling, and lots of idealistic novices compete in a ward known for corruption.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
One of Chicago’s oldest public housing developments is getting ready to reopen starting this summer on the north side.
The museum, slated to open on the west side in 2018, gives audiences a taste of its curatorial approach at Archeworks
Households in the rental assistance program are a significant (and significantly overlooked) constituency in Chicago.
The CHA provides Section 8 vouchers to tens of thousands of low-income households. Is the agency trying to keep them from realizing their collective power?
Also, the son of the Chicago Housing Authority’s CEO was arrested in connection with an alleged murder.
Over the last decade, photographer David Schalliol has been diligently documenting the demolition and reconstruction of the city’s public housing. Selections from the series are now on display as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.