Skip to contents



Sneak Peek At Lawson House YMCA Renovation, Bringing 400 Apartments To Gold Coast In 2024

The Lawson House will have 409 studios, three dedicated to on-site staff and 406 for low-income renters.


The Proposed Near South High School Has Divided Neighbors. Here’s Your Chance To Weigh In

The first meeting kicks off 6 p.m. Thursday, and more will follow in the months ahead.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

The Chicago Housing Authority Keeps Giving Up Valuable Land While HUD Rubber-Stamps The Deals

Despite being years behind on obligations to build more homes, the city’s public housing agency gets permission to sell, lease and swap its property in gentrifying neighborhoods.


508 Pershing, A $24 Million Affordable Apartment Development At Oakwood Shores, Opens In Bronzeville

The $24.3 million, four-story building offers 53 apartments as part of an effort to bring back thousands of units to the former public housing site.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Plan For High School At 24th And State Faces Community Opposition At Tense Bronzeville Meeting

Activists blasted Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Housing Authority for their lack of transparency and demanded the return of public housing units promised to them and that the school's location be moved to The 78 megadevelopment.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Residents Divided On Proposed Near South Side High School At Chinatown Town Hall

Despite moments of tension, some saw the meeting as a "good start" to find common ground as neighbors and organizers debate if the school should be built.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Does Public Housing Belong To The Public? Humboldt Park Protesters Clash With CHA Over Long-Empty Apartments

Protesters say they've been living in a vacant apartment building since January in an effort to call attention to properties that should be offered to Chicagoans in need by the Chicago Housing Authority.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Near South Side CPS High School A Step Closer To Reality After CHA Agrees To Lease Former Public Housing Site

The move sets aside part of the old Harold Ickes Homes site to build a $120 million school for Near South Side neighborhoods. Now, the plan heads to the Chicago Board of Education for a vote.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

After Belmont Cragin Proposal Falls Through, Chicago Fire Eyes Near West Side For Training Center And Headquarters

The new proposed site for the Fire's sports center is on Chicago Housing Authority land that was once the site of the ABLA homes. The complex would include training fields and a youth academy.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

A Bronzeville Pete’s Fresh Market In The Works Since 2018 Could Finally Break Ground This Year, Developers Say

Ald. Pat Dowell and a developer have wanted to bring Pete's to the former Stateway Gardens site for years. Pandemic-related problems stalled the project, but the development team is finally moving forward.

Bronzeville, Near South Side