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40 houses rehabbed into affordable housing on West Side

The problem of crime and blighted neighborhoods is difficult to overcome.
But a Chicago community organization is finding success in the Back of the Yards neighborhood
Chicago’s Resurrection Project celebrated a nearly $14 million dollar investment on the 5000 block of South Hermitage Ave today. The investment rehabbed 40 abandoned and foreclosed properties and created 75 units of affordable housing for hardworking families.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development helped provide funds for the project as part of the Obama administrations Federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

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