The Chicago Housing Authority is supposed to provide affordable homes for those in need. But the agency has nearly 500 scattered-site units that are vacant — many causing problems for their neighbors.
Chicago Public Schools promised to listen to residents concerning the school location but did closed door planning for months. Appraisals for purchased land differ by millions of dollars, records show.
Rachel Aretakis has joined the Illinois Answers Project as the state and solutions editor.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Madison Hopkins will join the Illinois Answers Project as a senior investigative reporter.