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

10.26.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release:  The Chicago Housing Authority partnered with national non-profit Operation Warm for the 15th year Saturday at UIC Forum to give away 5,000 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher...
10.26.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority has partnered with Jonathan Rose Companies to preserve affordable housing at the Barbara Jean Wright Court Apartments, a 272-unit development located on Chicago’s Near West Side. Rose’s preservation acquisition will...
10.13.22 Members Making News
Chicago officials and local and national housing leaders, including Chicago Housing Authority CEO Tracey Scott, celebrated the groundbreaking of the National Public Housing Museum of in Chicago on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. The Museum will be located in the the last standing structure...
9.28.22 Members Making News
73-year-old Chicago resident Joe Ann Wilson spent nearly two decades in the same apartment, but during the COVID-19 pandemic she was forced to leave her home due to rising rents and subsequently moved between homeless shelters for a year and a half. With help from Lakynna Dorrough, a rapid...
9.27.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Chicago Housing Authority residents who participated in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program received their certificates of completion this month at an FSS graduation ceremony at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center. FSS is one of...
8.24.22 Members Making News
From CBS Chicago: The Chicago Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved funding for new affordable housing at the Encuentro Square development now under construction in Logan Square. The housing advocacy group LUCHA and the Evergreen Real Estate Group joined together...
5.31.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: For the second year, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) partnered with the Daisie Foundation, a non-profit that specializes in random acts of kindness, for a special Mother’s Day Makeover Celebration honoring 100 CHA residents Wednesday at ROW...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: For the second year, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) will partner with the Daisie Foundation, a non-profit that specializes in random acts of kindness, for a special Mother’s Day Makeover Celebration honoring 100 CHA residents at 10:00 a...
5.2.22 Members Making News
CLPHA to Highlight Finalists at Housing Is Summit May 18-19 The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) and the National Civic League recently announced the 2022 All-America City (AAC) Award finalists. This year, the AAC Award will recognize communities that are committed to improving the...
4.20.22 Members Making News
At the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, the focus was on environmental education and protection. 52 years later, the environmental movement understands that the most vulnerable and communities of color are often the first and most affected by climate instability and change. Because public...

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