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In 1995, demolition began at Cabrini Green, one of Chicago's most "notorious" housing developments. Filmed from 1995-1999, Voices of Cabrini is the story of how redevelopment is changing this neighborhood.
A Civil Right Story
Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story is a one-hour television documentary about a contemporary American battle for civil rights. It follows three families in Yonkers, New York, in the middle of a confrontation about the politics and law of racial discrimination in housing and schools that challenges and changes their hometown.
A film by Sudhir Venkatesh about Public Housing "transformation" in Chicago. Dislocation chronicles the lives of tenants in one building as they move through the six-month relocation process.
Public Housing documents daily life at the Ida B. Wells public housing development in Chicago. The film illustrates some of the experiences of people living in conditions of extreme poverty.
GENERAL PUBLIC HOUSING INFO
What is Public Housing?Often people use the term "public housing" for any low-income housing that is funded by the federal government but public housing is only one of the different housing programs funded by the federal government through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Public housing is distinguishable from other HUD programs in a few key ways:
Learn More About Public Housing
The Urban Institutes's Public Housing Publications
Columbia University's Center for Urban Research Policy Publications
Read the report of the results of our community forums on the "Future of the Housing Authority"
Public Housing Tenant's Organizing
Tenant Organizing in Public Housing
ENFRONT-The National Public Housing Tenants Organization
The Coalition to Protect Public Housing (Chicago)
Public Housing Association of Residents (Charlotte, VA)
Tenant Information about NYC Public Housing Issues
Good Old Lower East Side (NYC)
National Training and Infomation Center