Chicago's Public Housing Transformation
October 7, 2010 | Grantee Publications | Public Housing in Chicago, Housing, Community & Economic Development

After a rocky start, Chicago's controversial efforts to overhaul its public housing have showed gradual improvement, according to a new report by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation, launched in 2000, is a dramatic effort to replace, refurbish or redevelop nearly 25,000 units of the city's public housing, while relocating residents either to rehabilitated public housing, new mixed-income communities, or into the private housing market full release.

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