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

5.2.22 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...
4.6.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners approved the financing Tuesday of Westhaven Park Phase 2D – the final rental phase of new housing planned for the former Henry Horner Homes public housing site. Construction is expected...
4.6.22 Case Study, Report
Produced by researchers from Case Western Reserve University and the University of Illinois at Chicago, a new report discusses the work Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) has done since 2011 in helping stabilize Chicago’s Woodlawn’s neighborhood’s housing stock in the wake of the Great...
2.9.22 Members Making News
From Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s press release: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Fire Football Club, Alderman Jason Ervin (28th Ward), and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Tracey Scott today announced the start of preliminary discussions on a proposed new performance and training...
12.15.21 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release:  The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), 43rd Ward Ald. Michele Smith and representatives from Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) and CHA co-development partner PIRHL Developers hosted a groundbreaking for the new Sheffield of...
12.15.21 Members Making News
From Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's press release:  Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Marisa Novara joined City and community leaders to announce more than $1 billion in affordable housing. In 2021, the City of Chicago made unprecedented...
11.18.21 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Robert Scott spent 12 years in the United States Army, traveling all over the world. From Europe, to the Far East, to France. He jumped out of planes. And he fought in Vietnam. He’s seen a lot. And not all of it is pretty. That’s why, as...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From ABC 7 Chicago: The Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm gave away more than 6,000 coats Saturday to people just before the city takes a turn toward winter weather. "It just helps the community so much," said Angela Young, who received a coat at the drive. That's the goal of...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From the Chicago-Sun Times: Eighteen-year-old triplets Javier, Gerald Jr. and Miles Lumpkins are days away from heading to college — the first generation in their families to do so. On Wednesday, their journey was made a little easier when, along with more than 170 other students at the Charles...

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