How HUD’s Dismantling is Playing Out in Maywood

Saturday, August 26, 2017 || By Michael Romain || OPINION || @maywoodnews

Feature photo: HUD Secretary Ben Carson | Wikipedia 

Earlier this month, Tiffany Robinson, the executive director of the Maywood Housing Authority, urged the Maywood Board of Trustees to draft a letter of support that would be sent to the head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Chicago regional office.

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Maywood Housing Authority Comes Out of Former Director’s Troubling Shadow

Monday, June 22, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 6:55 PM Less than four years ago, the Maywood Housing Authority (MHA), the federally funded agency that administers the village’s Section 8 housing subsidies, was beset by what the Better Government Association (BGA) described as “cronyism, conflicts of interest and poor management.” In 2011, MHA’s former executive director, Gwendolyn Robinson — who was forced from her post … Continue reading Maywood Housing Authority Comes Out of Former Director’s Troubling Shadow

Summary of Maywood News Coverage from Around the Web

May 15, 2013 – ABC Local reported that the family of Bryeon Hunter is awaiting autopsy results to positively identify the body found Tuesday by Robert Larson and identify what precisely caused the boy’s death. “Baker and Scott [the boy’s mother and her boyfriend] are being held on $750,000 bail. They appeared in court briefly on Tuesday, but their hearing was pushed back until next … Continue reading Summary of Maywood News Coverage from Around the Web