Voucher holders should receive self-sufficiency education when accepted as tenants. This could be as simple as a handout that includes examples of typical situations, to a list of additional resources avaialble within the City of Chicago network. CHA tenants must understand that the landlord is NOT responsible to provide a replacement light bulbs when one burns out. Break the cycle by removing the caretaker mentality -- re-enforce responsibilty for self and family.
Idea No. 53