Chicago Housing Authority

Tracey Scott, CEO
60 E. Van Buren
Chicago, IL
(312) 742-8500
(312) 913-7933
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 20266
Vouchers 58526
Total Units 78792

Latest News

5.21.24 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Two-thousand dollars may not seem like a lot. But, for DePaul freshman Kelvin Jackson Pore, it was the difference between realizing his dreams and not. “The CHA Scholarship was the deciding factor in him being able to go to college,” said his...
5.14.24 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority is announcing the launch of “Cabrini Now,” a community-driven planning and design process to accelerate new mixed-income housing and economic development in the Near North neighborhood. Cabrini Now builds on...
5.14.24 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: In just a few months, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) has made significant progress on its Restore Home initiative, fully restoring and leasing several multi-family buildings and single-family homes that were previously vacant due to...
3.26.24 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners approved funding for Phase IC of the Lathrop redevelopment at Tuesday’s Board Meeting. This long-awaited third phase will focus on the Lathrop South campus (south of Diversey Avenue) and...
12.4.23 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) announced the new Restore Home initiative at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. The initiative is part of the agency’s proposed 2024 budget and capital plan, which will be...
11.7.23 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Samantha Stokes grew up one of four children living under the roof of hard-working parents. Ends didn’t always meet, and she remembers being evicted as a child – something she vowed never to experience as an adult. Which is why Stokes says she...
11.7.23 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority partnered with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 16th year Saturday at the UIC Forum, handing out 5,000 new winter coats to more than 2,000 families with children living in public housing and...
11.7.23 Members Making News
From Tracey Scott's op-ed in the Chicago Tribune: Amid unprecedented congressional uncertainty and unfinished business regarding a 2024 budget, federal support for affordable housing is urgently needed in Chicago. While the House narrowly avoided shutting down the federal government last month,...
9.13.23 Members Making News
From ABC 7 Chicago:  
9.13.23 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is a proud recipient of 32,000 books from the National Book Foundation’s “Book Rich Environments” program, and has spent the summer distributing those books at its sites all over Chicago. About 20,000 books...

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