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Rally at City Hall Against Proposed Demolition of 1,800 CHA Units
October 24, 2012 – 12:16 PM | No Comment
Rally at City Hall Against Proposed Demolition of 1,800 CHA Units

On Friday, October 12th, Chicagoans gathered at City Hall to protest the Chicago Housing Authority’s (CHA) proposed demolition of 1800 public housing units. Metropolitan Tenants Organization’s tenant leaders in conjunction with the Chicago Housing Initiative …

President’s 2013 Proposed Budget Increases Rent for HUD-assisted Families
April 2, 2012 – 11:13 AM | One Comment
President’s 2013 Proposed Budget Increases Rent for HUD-assisted Families

“Obama’s proposed hike to minimum rent for HUD-assisted families could put poorest in the street”
 
By YanaKunichoff – March 27 2012 - Community Renewal Society
 
A proposal in the 2013 presidential budget to raise the minimum rent in public housing could put …

Affordable Housing Lottery: Apply Now
June 16, 2010 – 12:59 PM | No Comment
Affordable Housing Lottery: Apply Now

The Chicago Housing Authority is accepting applications for tenants who are in need of affordable housing.
Applications will be accepted from June 14, 2010 to July 9, 2010.  Of all applications received, CHA will randomly pull …

Testify about Your Experience as a HUD Subsidized Renter
June 16, 2010 – 11:01 AM | 2 Comments
Testify about Your Experience as a HUD Subsidized Renter

Wednesday, June 30th will be your chance to voice your concerns to Mr. Ed Hinsberger, Chicago Multifamily HUD Director, and Mr. George Gilmore, HUD Neighborhood Coordinator.
HUD Subsidized Renters are invited to attend a HUD Townhall …

HUD Tenants' Rights and Responsibilities
November 2, 2009 – 3:05 PM | 5 Comments

HUD Resident Rights and Responsibilities

HUD Tenants' Right to Organize
November 2, 2009 – 2:56 PM | One Comment

HUD Tenants’ Right to Organize

HUD Information
November 2, 2009 – 2:54 PM | No Comment

DEFINITIONS
HUD: Housing Urban Development; the federal department in charge of assuring affordable housing throughout the country in cooperation with local government.
CHA: Chicago Housing Authority; the local governmental power which translates HUD regulations into city policies.
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Lease Compliance
November 2, 2009 – 2:50 PM | One Comment
Domestic Violence and Public Housing
November 2, 2009 – 2:48 PM | 2 Comments

Violence Against Women Act
Violence Against Women Act

CHA Tenants Handbook
November 2, 2009 – 2:47 PM | One Comment

CHA Participant Reference Guide