FORD HEIGHTS, Ill. — The wait is over.
For the first time since 2009, families who need homes could file applications for one location in Ford Heights on Tuesday.
Hundreds of low-income families, the elderly and the disabled applied for spots at the Vera Yates Family Housing at 1055 Berkeley.
There were 26 newly rehabbed units available.
Open enrollment ended at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
Budget cutbacks and limited resources have hurt public housing and subsidies for low-income families and renters.
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