Chicago Housing Authority

James Bebley, Interim CEO
60 E. Van Buren
Chicago, IL
(312) 742-8500
(312) 913-7933
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 21491
Vouchers 54776
Total Units 76267

Latest News

1.9.20 Members Making News
From ABC 7 News Chicago: At the Jane Addams Family Resource Center on the Friday before Christmas, hundreds of kids living in Chicago Housing Authority homes received presents from the man in red, customized according to letters they wrote to Santa through the charity Santa for a Day. Santa...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.5.19 Members Making News
From Block Club Chicago: Two mission-based developers have joined together to propose a new Rogers Park project that would provide LGBTQ-friendly senior housing and artist live/work space. The $30 million project would bring 81 apartments to the corner of Ashland Avenue and Howard Street,...
12.5.19 Members Making News
From WBEZ 91.5 Chicago:  Cassandra Jones has a goal: to be the first person in her family to graduate from college. Currently, Jones is studying communications at Harold Washington College, a two-year community college located downtown and part of the City Colleges of Chicago. She plans...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From the Chicago Defender: As National Digital Inclusion Week gets underway, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) announced it has been selected as a 2019 ConnectHomeUSA Cohort that allows public housing authorities to access high-quality internet and other resources aimed at closing the...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From ABC 7 Chicago: Thousands of children in Chicago now have new winter coats, just in time for the upcoming cold months. The Chicago Housing Authority held its 12th annual "Operation Warm Coat" at the UIC Forum on Saturday. Operation Warm, a national nonprofit, donated 7,500 coats for...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From the Chicago Defender: Chicago Housing Authority officials today joined Evergreen Real Estate Group, the City of Chicago Department of Housing and the community to celebrate the opening of Independence Apartments, a mixed-income apartment building that brings affordable housing for seniors to...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From Lawndale News: Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) officials joined La Casa Norte, the City of Chicago Department of Housing, local elected officials and members of the community to dedicate Pierce House, which brings 25 units of supportive housing to the Humboldt Park community. The one and...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From The Chicago Citizen: The Chicago Housing Authority and its partners officially opened an innovative mixed-use development Thursday that has brought a new Target and affordable/market-rate apartments to Rogers Park. The result of a partnership between CHA, Three Corners Development/...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From the Urban Institute: Altgeld Gardens, a Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) development, is an isolated community on the far south side of the city and is home to nearly 1,500 families. But it doesn’t have a single grocery store. Within the past year, the only two food outlets in the community—a...

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