She fell behind on rent. Then her landlord sued. Then the Chicago Housing Authority threatened to terminate her voucher.
The Voucher Promise chronicles the “illusions” of Section 8.
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?
The 4100 block of South Berkeley Avenue might be beautiful, but it has a troubled history.
When the CHA scaled back supervouchers, people with disabilities were hurt the most, a new study finds.
The Chicago Housing Authority has more autonomy than other local agencies, but that won’t totally protect it from major Congressional budget cuts.
The CHA worries about mass displacement, but advocates worry voucher holders will be stuck where they are.
Politics killed this pro-integration program before it had a chance to succeed.
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