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Officials: CHA residents better off in wake of 'Plan'
The lives of public housing residents have improved since the Plan for Transformation started nine years ago, says the Chicago Housing Authority's top official, citing new data from the agency's tracking system. But it's not clear that everyone living in public housing in 1999 has been…
New program reconnects neighborhoods to transit
In an attempt to reverse years of outdated policy, the City of Chicago teams with MPC to provide a new solution.
Ailing south suburb takes renewal into own hands
Feature story about the Campaign for Sensible Growth/ULI TAP in Riverdale
Illinois schools need funds along with accountability
MarySue Barrett's bi-montly op-ed column explores the tough solutions for reforming Illinois' schools.

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