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April 2012

24 CHI Take Action for Housing Teach In at Spertus Institute

9:30–11:30 am - 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

July 2013

30 CHA Public Meeting to present Lathrop Homes Master Plan

6 pm - 2958 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60618

December 2013

10 Public Meeting on the Lathrop Homes Master Plan

6–8 pm - 2451 N. Kedzie Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60647

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CHA maneuvering on Lathrop Homes an unfortunate development

“It’s not the final step by any means,” Sahli (CHA Chief Housing Officer) said, adding that “there’s still lots of room for community discussion.”  But for those who have seen the CHA mow down its public housing stock without always making good on its promises, such assurances have an unsettling ring.

Residents of Bucktown, Roscoe Village fume as CHA vote on redevelopment plan nears

“There are not enough words or ways to describe how much of an insult this is to the community,” said Lissette Castañeda, co-chair of the housing and land use committee for the Logan Square Neighborhood Association.

Lathrop Residents PUSH against CHA Plan.

"A tower is out of character and it's wrong," Waguespack said. "We don't want to allow CHA to do something that organizations and people around it are opposed to."

In letters and a published opinion piece, Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st, has also been critical of the CHA proposal and pushed for more affordable housing at the site.

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