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Create a Social Enterprise

Request HUD expansion of the housing choice voucher program (HCV) (with two year term limits) as a separate portfolio incorporating eminent foreclosures in the Chicago metropolitan area, to prevent homelessness and further expansion of CHA waitlists. Create a low profit limited liability company (L3C) to administer the HCV component, manage foreclosed properties for banks charging fee for service, and hire skilled, qualified ...more »

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Housing Policy

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Work Requirement for HCV Participants

Currently there is no work requirement for HCV participants – only public housing residents. I believe instituting a work requirement will benefit program participants as well as those who are waiting to receive housing. If there is a work requirement it will reduce monthly HAP payments which will allow more dollars to benefit more people. Also, instituting this policy can help families reach self-sufficiency, which is ...more »

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