Market-rate housing is available through many companies and web-links. This resource list provides agencies that assist in finding affordable housing for all residents. A separate section for seniors provides properties specifically designed for senior living.
Applications for Chicago Housing Authrority-supported housing must be made in order to receive benefits. Once they apply, residents are placed on a waiting list and notified by the CHA when apartments become available for them. Detailed information about the CHA, including application requirements, can be found on its website: www.cha.org. If you have questions or difficulty interacting with the CHA or the website, contact Ginger Williams in the 48th Ward office via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1930 W. Loyola Ave.
5821 N. Broadway
6400 N. Sheridan Rd.
5040 N. Kenmore Ave.
5650 N. Kenmore Ave.
1750 W. Peterson Ave.
Phone: 773-743-4311 ext. 11
Residency in non-CHA properties must be applied for in person at each of the buildings.
Hollywood House (both subsidized and market-rate units)
5700 N. Sheridan Rd.
Pat Crowley House
1537 W. Rosemont Ave.
1020 W. Thorndale Ave.
The Admiral on the Lake
929 W. Foster Ave.
The Breakers at Edgewater Beach
5333 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago Department of Housing
318 S. Michigan Ave. • Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 747-9000
Chicago Department of Human Services
Phone: (773) 489-5287
1419 W. Carroll Ave. Floor 2 • Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (800) 654-8595
Salvation Army – Emergency Lodge
800 West Lawrence Avenue • Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (773) 275-9383 • Fax: (773) 271-4772
Women’s Crisis Line – Rainbow House/Arco Iris
Phone: (773) 762-6611