Durbin Questions Trump Administration’s Commitment To Air Safety
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development hearing, questioned Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao about the Trump Administration’s
QUIGLEY RE-INTRODUCES THE “GET THE LEAD OUT OF SCHOOLS ACT” TO ENSURE SAFE DRINKING...
U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) introduced the Get the Lead Out of Schools Act, a bill that requires the EPA to establish a lead contamination testing program for all schools and creates a grant program to help school districts conduct lead testing and assist with remediation efforts.
Lipinski Named Chairman of Congressional Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today announced that Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) will serve as chairman of the Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
CHA, BPI ANNOUNCE PROPOSED SETTLEMENT IN LANDMARK GAUTREAUX HOUSING DISCRIMINATION CASE
Parties in the landmark Gautreaux v. Chicago Housing Authority federal lawsuit, which sought to end systematic racial discrimination in Chicago’s public housing and which changed public housing policy for families of color across the nation, today announced a proposed settlement in the case.
Durbin, Duckworth, Emanuel Announce $1.48 Million For CTA Red Line Improvements
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced $1,480,000 in federal funding to support improvements for the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Red Line. The funding, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), will support the planning of the proposed extension of the Red Line, connecting the 95th/Dan Ryan Terminal to 130th Street.
Durbin, Duckworth To EPA: Don’t Weaken Coal Ash Rule
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to not weaken the federal regulation for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCR) or “coal ash”, which protects drinking water, human health, and the environment.
Kreg Allison Recognized with Special Achievement Award
The Association of Illinois Real Estate Educators (AIREE) honored Kreg Allison, the Director of the Division of Real Estate (DRE) for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), with a special achievement award in recognition of his commitment
CHA Board approves funding to support development of Southbridge – formerly Harold Ickes Homes
The CHA Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved up to $24.8 million in funding for the first two development phases at Southbridge, a contemporary mixed-use, mixed-income community on the footprint of the former Harold Ickes Homes.
Chicago Housing Authority residents to receive payments for utility expenses
Current and former Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) residents will receive payments of up to $6.675 million as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by six current and former public housing residents.
Rights and Responsibilities of Condo Association Board Members Now Available
SPRINGFIELD -- (RealEstateRama) -- The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) Division of Real Estate (DRE) recently published the “Rights and Responsibilities of Association Board Members” to clearly explain the legal responsibilities of condominium and common interest community property boards.
Seniors have their own “Lolla” as CHA celebrates South Side Music Fest
About 500 CHA seniors are expected to dance, dine and have a good time while celebrating the world’s cultures. The spotlight might be on “Lollapalooza.” But the real fun is at the CHA senior buildings.
Results of Customary and Reasonable Appraisal Fee Survey Are Now Available
Findings from Illinois’ Customary and Reasonable Fee Survey are now available online, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR). The voluntary survey of Illinois licensed real estate appraisers began in January with assistance from the Office of Real Estate Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CHA’s outstanding work in Section 3 program prompts HUD to waive final year of...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has waived the final year of a five-year agreement with the Chicago Housing Authority because of the agency’s outstanding performance and commitment to enhancing the Section 3 program that provides job and contracting opportunities to public housing residents.
Customary & Reasonable Fee Survey for Real Estate Appraisers Underway
Illinois licensed real estate appraisers are encouraged to complete the Customary and Reasonable Fee Survey. The voluntary survey is being conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign on behalf of the Division of Real Estate (the “DRE“) at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation ("IDFPR").
Reps from AT&T, BMO Harris, Microsoft to talk career opportunities with 100 CHA college...
Representatives and college recruiters from big-name corporate organizations - including AT&T, BMO Harris and Microsoft - will network with 100 Chicago Housing Authority college scholars and discuss career opportunities