CHA wait list closes Friday

July 9, 2010 9:01:41 AM PDT
Friday is the last day for people to get their names on the Chicago Housing Authority's family housing wait list. The month-long registration period, which began June 14, was the first opportunity in more than a decade to be placed on the wait list.

A lottery will randomly select 40,000 names. Those chosen will be eligible for public housing units in rehabilitated CHA family, scattered site or new mixed-income housing as units become available.

Registration can be done online ( or at dozens of sites throughout the city.