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(Chicago Sun Times) — Vincent Lane, the former chairman of the Chicago Housing Authority who went to prison for lying to get bank loans, faces legal trouble in civil court for allegedly doing the same thing — this time on behalf of an organization overseen by the Rev. Leon Finney Jr., an ally of Mayor Daley who sits on the city Plan Commission.  Lane is accused in a civil lawsuit filed earlier this year of misrepresenting key details in a bid to get a loan to help finance a $35 million real estate deal — designed to buy nearly 600 apartment units in 25 buildings and turn them into affordable housing in the Auburn-Gresham, Chat- ham, Roseland and South Shore neighborhoods. The deal was one of the largest projects attempted by the Woodlawn Community Development Corporation, whose chairman is Finney.

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