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This chapter opens with a meeting being held with the Chicago Housing
Authority’s new chairman, Vincent Lane. He seems to be of some hope to
the residents, because he is outraged when he discovers that the mess
in the basements at Horner was deliberately kept secret from him so that
people who had worked for the CHA for years would not lose their jobs.
He thinks that nobody ever thinks of the residents. He has come to the
job with few illusions. The misery of the inner city projects has been
exposed since 1965 when......