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East Chicago Housing Authority

Homeless shelter opening in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A vacant, four-unit apartment building on Alexander Avenue is being converted into the city's first homeless shelter.

August 31, 2014 10:00 pm

HUD provides $5.8M to NWI housing authorities

Public housing authorities throughout Northwest Indiana will receive about $5.8 million for large-scale improvements to public housing units.

March 19, 2014 6:45 pm
EC residents strive for Happy Homes

EC residents strive for Happy Homes

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Housing Authority residents took one big step closer to their goals last month when they successfully completed the seven-week DYPEC 2013: Happy Homes Program, where they learned more effective parenting, financial and home management skills and methods to counter…

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mayor Copeland has his eye on reducing crime

Mayor Copeland has his eye on reducing crime

The city of East Chicago is set to award $200,000 in gaming revenue to the East Chicago Housing Authority to increase public safety in the Calumet area.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am

Family assistance aims at building hppy homes

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Housing Authority has brought a new program, DYPEC 2013: Happy Homes, to West Calumet Complex to assist the families it serves.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am

HUD awards nearly $21M in grants to Gary, E.C., Hammond

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding public housing authorities in Indiana almost $21 million in annual capitol funding.

August 08, 2013 7:00 pm
Gary resident goes from casino to campus

Gary resident goes from casino to campus

East Chicago Housing Authority Associate Accountant Christopher Vincent stands outside his office in East Chicago. Vincent plans to attend Purdue University Calumet for the next two years to earn his master's degree in accounting.

June 20, 2013 4:09 pm
Gary resident goes from casino to campus

Gary resident goes from casino to campus

East Chicago Housing Authority Associate Accountant Christopher Vincent works at his office in East Chicago.

June 20, 2013 4:05 pm

East Chicago Housing Authority looking to fill Grounds Maintenance position

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Housing Authority is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Grounds Maintenance Worker. This position reports directly to the Maintenance Foreman and is responsible for grounds maintenance duties in common areas and around buildings, including mowin…

March 11, 2013 12:27 pm

East Chicago unveils plan to transform public housing units

East Chicago Housing Authority has embarked on a five-year campaign to strengthen its operations and achieve sustainability. The primary goal is to transform ECHA from a traditional "public housing" agency to a real estate owner and developer company with a mission - to provide affordable ho…

April 27, 2012 12:00 am
Housing Authority unveils its Strategic Plan for its public housing units

Housing Authority unveils its Strategic Plan for its public housing units

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Housing Authority has embarked on a five year sustainability campaign to strengthen its operation and achieve sustainability. The primary goal for this effort is to transform the agency from a traditional "Public Housing" agency to a real estate owner and deve…

April 20, 2012 11:22 am

East Chicago plans reinvention of public housing

EAST CHICAGO | With a reduction in federal support a near certainty, the East Chicago Housing Authority is looking to residents for direction.

August 14, 2011 11:30 pm

Applications for Section 8 housing in East Chicago to be taken Thursday

Applications for Section 8 housing in East Chicago will be available by phone Thursday.

June 21, 2011 2:40 pm

EDITORIAL: Deplorable EC apartment conditions should be call to action

Even more disturbing than the roaches and other poor living conditions public safety inspectors found during a raid of an East Chicago apartment building last week was the duration of time that residents say these conditions existed there. One resident told The Times she has frequently compl…

July 13, 2010 12:00 am Related
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