As CHA Wait List Closes, Are Low-Income Families Bridging the Digital Divide?


A great percentage of Chicagoans have limited or no access to the Internet, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago published last year. The lack of access was worst among low-income people, researchers found.

But at least 210,000 low-income people found ways to apply online for the Chicago Housing Authority’s (CHA) Family Housing Wait List, mostly without the CHA’s or its affiliates’ assistance.

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