Chicago is 120,000 units short on affordable housing. Here’s how the city and developers hope to fix that gap
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Chicago Tribune

It may seem like the search for affordable housing is as elusive as a COVID-19 vaccination appointment — a long, arduous process that often includes a waitlist. For Jeanette Freeman, 24, moving from her family’s South Side dwelling to live on her own in a one-bedroom apartment took her all of a year — from launching the search to submitting her name for a Chicago Housing Authority unit in Oso Apartments in Albany Park on the North Side. “I was searching online for affordable housing, applying anywhere and everywhere,” she said. “And I said let me try CHA. I applied online to CHA’s site-based p…

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