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

3.5.20 Members Making News
From Lawndale News: The Chicago Housing Authority received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday for the JobsPlus program that supports job readiness and connect public housing residents at Dearborn Homes with employment, education and...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From Forbes: Once, these edifices were the bulwarks against illness. Today, they're part of the cure for the malaise afflicting housing availability. Nationwide, vacant hospitals, mental institutions and sanitariums are being recast as newly-opened apartment buildings. In communities from Los...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From the Chicago Defender: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) was joined by the City of Chicago Department of Housing, 49th Ward Alderwoman Maria Hadden, former 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore, and Ross Financial Services Thursday for the grand opening of Clark-Estes Apartments, a mixed-use...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From Senior Housing News: An adaptive reuse project that will transform a vacant Chicago hospital into a mix of affordable senior apartments and assisted living is underway. Developer Evergreen Real Estate Group broke ground on the community, Ravenswood Senior Living, on January 23. The $81...
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...

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