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Chicago Housing Authority
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is a municipal corporation A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local government, local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) city, cities, county, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs. The term can also be use ... that oversees public housing within the city of Chicago. The agency's Board of Commissioners is appointed by the city's mayor, and has a budget independent from that of the city of Chicago. CHA is the largest rental landlord in Chicago, with more than 50,000 households. CHA owns over 21,000 apartments (9,200 units reserved for seniors and over 11,400 units in family and other housing types). It also oversees the administration of 37,000 Section 8 vouchers. The current acting CEO of the Chicago Housing Authority is Tracey Scott. History The CHA was created in 1937 to own and operate housing built by the federal government's Public Works Administration In public rel ...
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(''City in a Garden''); I Will , image_map = , map_caption = Interactive map of Chicago , coordinates = , coordinates_footnotes = , subdivision_type = Country , subdivision_name = , subdivision_type1 = U.S. state, State , subdivision_type2 = List of counties in Illinois, Counties , subdivision_name1 = , subdivision_name2 = Cook County, Illinois, Cook, DuPage County, Illinois, DuPage , established_title = Settled , established_date = , established_title2 = , established_date2 = , established_title3 = Municipal corporation, Incorporated (city) , established_date3 = , founder = Jean Baptiste Point du Sable , government_type = Mayor–council government, Mayor–council , governing_body = Chicago City Council , leader_title = Mayor of Chicago, Mayor , leader_name = ...
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Elizabeth Wood (executive)
Elizabeth Wood (April 9, 1899 – January 16, 1993) was the first Executive Director of the Chicago Housing Authority The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is a municipal corporation A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local government, local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) city, cities, county, counties, towns, townships, ch ... from 1937 until 1954. Born to missionary parents in Japan, Elizabeth Wood was educated at Illinois Wesleyan University Illinois Wesleyan University is a private Liberal arts colleges in the United States, liberal arts college in Bloomington, Illinois. Founded in 1850, the central portion of the present campus was acquired in 1854 with the first building erected ... and at the University of Michigan , mottoeng = "Arts, Knowledge, Truth" , former_names = Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania (1817–1821) , budget = $8.99 billion (2018) , endowment = $17 billio ...
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