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

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...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From the Chicago Tribune: Let’s dispense with the obvious, shall we? Three new Chicago buildings, which combine public libraries and public housing, are head and shoulders above the Robert Taylor Homes, Cabrini-Green and the rest of the city’s dehumanizing, now-demolished public housing projects...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From Yahoo Finance: "In a first of its kind public and private sector innovation project for Chicago, the Dearborn Homes public housing development that serves more than 600 families in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, is producing clean, renewable energy from the sun with private solar...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From the Chicago Sun-Times: "When she was a little kid, Niesha Chism would sometimes pack a suitcase, heave it over the next-door neighbor’s fence and “run away” from home. Some two decades later, Chism, now 33, sees her 2-year-old son head in the opposite direction — to the South Chicago...
6.6.19 Members Making News
From Next City: Perkins + Will is an eighty-year-old architecture firm with noteworthy designs across the world, including the 850-foot Chase Tower in Chicago, where the firm is based. Its architects have designed university buildings in Vancouver, Beijing, and Saudi Arabia,...
6.6.19 Members Making News
From the Daily Herald: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health CEO Dr. Jay Shannon announced on May 22 that Cook County Health is committing $1 million towards the Chicago and Cook County Flexible Housing Pool. The Chicago and Cook County Flexible Housing Pool is...
5.23.19 Members Making News
From HUD User: The $134 million development [of Rosenwald Courts] relied on city and federal funding, including nearly $61 million in low-income housing tax credits (table 1). According to Pace, the city and the Chicago Housing Authority provided critical support because of the Rosenwald building’...

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