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ID:

341

Date:

2008-08-23

Headline:

CHA was warned by federal inspectors long before falling gate killed boy, report shows

Reporter's name:

Laurie Cohen, Sara Olkon and Jason Grotto

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Chicago Tribune

City:

Chicago, IL

Summary:

Using FOIA, the Chicago Tribune obtained inspection reports warning Chicago Housing Authority officials that gates around a public housing project were damaged, falling, and/or leaning; a local toddler was later crushed and killed by one such gate.

Keywords:

HUD, housing, public housing, gate, death, defect, inspection

URL:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-cha-gates-both-aug23,0,3023062.story


Agencies:

HUD

States:

IL

Categories:

housing


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