Controversy Over Public Housing Rehab In Chicago

Chicago has plans to replace more than 50 high-rise public housing buildings, a renovation project that is expected to cost more than $1 billion. The plan has elicited criticism from housing advocates who argue that many residents will be displaced.

"Chicago authorities say a $1.6 billion revamp of public housing is making life better for residents. But some say the Chicago Housing Authority's plan has left too many tenants in housing limbo."

Full Story: Critics Hit Chicago Public Housing Efforts

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