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Articles

A Great Chicago Land Grab
By David Peterson
http://www.zmag.org/ZMag/articles/apr97peterson.html

Public Housing: Reading Between the Lines
By Cory Oldweiler and Brian J. Rogal 
http://www.chicagoreporter.com/2000/03-2000/032000plan.htm

Other Chicago Reporter Housing articles
http://www.chicagoreporter.com/Gizmos/Navigation/Archive/housing.htm

Race, Class, and the Abuse of State Power: The Case of Public Housing in Chicago
By David C. Ranney and Patricia A. Wright 
http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/upp/faculty/ranny/Race%20Relations%20Abstracts%20Paper%20draft%205.htm

An Invisible Community
Inside Chicago's Public Housing
Sudir Aladi Venkatesh
http://www.prospect.org/print-friendly/print/V8/34/venkatesh-s.html

Privatizing Public Housing in Chicago 
A Case of Willful Neglect 
by Jamie Owen Daniel 
http://www.igc.org/solidarity/atc/86Daniel.html

Rooting, uprooting the West Side
http://www.chicagohistory.org/RU/RUVoices.html

Carol Steele of CPPH, UN testimony
http://www.universityofthepoor.org/newsite/doc/stories/il-carol.htm

Searching for rental housing
http://www.urbaninstitute.org/housing/searching.pdf

The chicago housing authority and the american dream
http://www.columbia.edu/~sk652/

Chicago Housing's 'Hidden War'
http://www.northwestern.edu/IPR/publications/newsletter/iprn0006/chicagohousing.html

Chicago Housing Authority activists raise the roof (Chicago sun-times article) 
http://projects.is.asu.edu/pipermail/hpn/2001-June/004115.html

Chaos or Community?
http://www.crs-ucc.org/race_poverty/srp98/housing.htm

The War on the Poor in Public Housing
CounterMedia Briefing
http://www.cpsr.cs.uchicago.edu/countermedia/briefings/pubhous.html

Cleansweep
Cached at google
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:4N3l53HthFs:www.hoboes.com/pub/Politics/Privacy/Chicago%2520Housing%2520Authority+chicago+housing+authority&hl=en

 

Books

Hirsch, Arnold R. Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940-1960. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.
An excellent book exposing the use of public housing as a tool of concentration, exploitation, oppression and deception.

Anonymous thoughts on Making the Second Ghetto
http://www.rwor.org/a/v20/980-89/985/secghet.htm

A bibliography of books on the Chicago Public Housing Projects
http://www.columbia.edu/~sk652/biblio.htm



Sites

Coalition to Protect Public Housing
http://www.limits.com/cpph

View From the Ground

http://www.viewfromtheground.com

Chicago Reporter
http://www.chicagoreporter.com/

Chicago Independent Media
http://chicago.indymedia.org/
http://chicago.indymedia.org/search-process.php3?medium=all&keyword=housing

Voices of Cabrini
http://www.voicesofcabrini.com/

The Public Housing Forum is now available at 
http://www.texashousing.org/txlihis/discussit/phforum/phforum.html

National Housing Law Project
http://www.nhlp.org

http://www.nhlp.org/html/hlb/1097/1097gautreaux.htm

do a search for 'chicago' here:
http://www.nhlp.org/html/search/index.htm

National Center on Poverty Law
http://www.povertylaw.org
Housing
http://www.povertylaw.org/legalresearch/cases/subheadings.cfm?topic=1,690,000.00&topicname=HOUSING

Redevelopment Plan

CHA
http://www.fanniemaefoundation.org/programs/hpd.shtml

CHA
http://www.thecha.org
'Residents of public housing represent 4.7% of the city's population.'
http://www.thecha.org/About_Cha.htm

HUD
http://www.hud.gov
http://www.hud.gov/library/bookshelf18/pressrel/pr99-94.html

Chicago Housing Authority's plan: Fix troubled lives (chicago sun-times)
http://projects.is.asu.edu/pipermail/hpn/2001-March/003328.html

PBS: newshour
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/welfare/jan-june01/housing_6-20.html
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/fedagencies/july-dec97/housing_7-3.html

Chicago's Public Housing Projects 
Source: The Economist, 11 July 1998. 
http://www.uwec.edu/Academic/Geography/Ivogeler/w188/articles/chprjcts.htm


http://www.globest.com/RMIIXCP8KEC.html

Metropolitan Planning Council
http://www.metroplanning.org/
Chicago Housing Authority Transformation Plan update
by Steven Dailey, Housing Associate
[11/1/00]
http://www.metroplanning.org/objectDetail.asp?objectID=197
Policy Scenarios: Chicago Housing Authority Plans
http://www.metroplanning.org/resources/89section8.asp?objectID=89

IIT
http://www.iit.edu/~iitcomdev/com_dev_tech/ccdt.html

UIC

Destroying Maxwell Street

History

Plan: Cached at google
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:papOqO5wYLk:detnews.com/1999/nation/9905/29/05290100.htm+chicago+housing+authority&http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:papOqO5wYLk:detnews.com/1999/nation/9905/29/05290100.htm+chicago+housing+authority&hl=en

Bill Lester
Histroy 21: M. Manrique TA
Gautreaux Vs. The Chicago Housing Authority: The Crossroads of Ideologies
http://icarus.cc.uic.edu/~tleste1/Gatreaux.htm

Buildings
Architecture: cached at google
http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:wyKHRxOPRm4:www.brynmawr.edu/Acads/Cities/255/pr/pmjs.html+chicago+housing+authority&http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:wyKHRxOPRm4:www.brynmawr.edu/Acads/Cities/255/pr/pmjs.html+chicago+housing+authority&hl=en

CHA High-rises
http://www.skyscrapers.com/building/104613/e_index.html


http://www.house.gov/schakowsky/press2000/pr6_13_2000hudapprops.html

Save 1142 N Orleans
http://www.newcitychicago.com/home/daily/feature/cabrini11799.html

Mixed-income
http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/80/mixhous.html

Near-north TIF District
http://www.mcs.net/~civicfed/Policy/NNrthTIF.htm

Negligence: Housing Authority
http://www.aele.org/sc117.html

Woman dies while trying to heat apartment with oven, government found innocent
http://www.state.il.us/court/Opinions/AppellateCourt/1999/1stDistrict/March/HTML/1972488.htm
http://www.iml.org/LegalSection/topics/holding/immunity/governmental/..%5C..%5C..%5Csummary%5Cstate%5Cappellate%5C1st%5C1-97-2488.htm

"Our plan is clearly a shift in philosophy for Chicago, but it is being driven as much by a shift in thinking at the federal level," Gist-Gillian said in an interview.
Washington Post article
http://www.courses.psu.edu/hd_fs/hd_fs597_rxj9/housing.htm


http://www.ncpa.org/pi/welfare/wel27c.html

Firings
http://www.hocweb.org/whatsnew/723chi.html

Physical needs in the affordable housing inventory and the funds available to deal with them
http://www.on-site-insight.com/hudemo.htm

CHA Trunked Radio
http://home.wi.rr.com/jts203/2-CHA.html

Other cities
http://www.phada.org/linkha.html

http://www.hocweb.org/