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Lathrop Homes Redevelopment To Move Forward, But How?

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The Chicago Housing Authority officially gave the green light to a group of developers that are planning to redevelop the Lathrop Homes yesterday. But how exactly the homes will be redeveloped, and how many market-rate units will be included, is still an open question. In recent years, housing advocates and preservationists have argued that the 75-year-old housing development should be rehabbed and preserved, and that no market-rate housing should be added. The CHA hasn't revealed what ratio of units will remain low-income housing, but all signs point to a Plan for Transformation-style mixed-income plan.
· Developer group gets green light for Lathrop Homes project [Crain's]
· Don't 'transform' us, say residents of Lathrop Homes [Sun-Times]