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updated: 9/1/2011 6:36 PM

CHA relocating Cabrini-Green row house tenants

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The Chicago Housing Authority says it is relocating 33 families living in row houses at its Cabrini-Green development.

The row houses are all that remain of the once-sprawling Cabrini-Green complex that housed 13,000 people at its peak. Demolition of the last of its high-rises began in March as part of the CHA's redevelopment plan.

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The CHA says 146 Cabrini row house units were rehabbed in 2009, leaving 438 units that haven't been renovated.

Of those 438, just 33 are occupied, and the CHA said Thursday those families have been given 180-day relocation notices.

CHA says the non-rehabbed units are "dangerous and no longer suitable for residents."

A panel of residents, community members and representatives from the CHA will meet to discuss what should happen to the site.

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