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This series spotlights the redevelopment of Chicago’s Maxwell Street Market and found a number of surprising details. These details reveal that the housing available for the poor, the poor are unable to afford and most of the housing goes to those who are well-connected and well-off. Also, with help from City Hall, the developers with political connections end up making large profits.
This article examines HUD's latest effort to house the poor and replace deteriorating, high-rise projects. Focusing particularly on Chicago, the Section 8 voucher program and HOPE VI revitalization initiative are highlighted.
Chicago Magazine provides a closer look at Lenard Clark, a black child severly beaten when he ventured from his black South side neighborhood into largely white Bridgeport. A look at Clark and the three white teenagers charged in the attack reveals a detailed portrait of the isolation and insecurity that breed racial violence.
New Republic traces the not-so-ethical path of Illinois Rep. Dan Rostenkowski from Mayor Daley lackey to Ways and Means Chairman and House kingpin, March 24, 1986.