ACLU may challenge CHA’s right to drug test tenants

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The ACLU is expected to go to court today, to challenge the Chicago Housing Authority’s right to drug test its tenants.

The test requirement affects people who live in mixed-income housing.

According to The Sun Times, the ACLU says “testing people with no reasonable suspicion is a violation of their constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure.”

The CHA says testing is needed to fight the spread of drug use and drug-related crime in its buildings.

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