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 21491
Vouchers 54776
Total Units 76267

Latest News

1.27.21
From the Chicago Crusader: Representatives from prominent corporate organizations – including RSM, BMO Harris, Rush University Medical Center and Art Institute of Chicago – networked virtually with 70 Chicago Housing Authority college students Wednesday to discuss career opportunities at “Take...
1.13.21 Members Making News
From Chicago Crusader: Over the last several weeks, the Chicago Housing Authority help- ed to make a happier holiday season for thousands of its families, thanks to its sponsors and employees. “We would like to thank our partners, who helped deliver more than 2,000 gifts to CHA children, and over...
12.16.20 Members Making News
From WBEZ Chicago: Ms. B’s Kitchen and Catering in the North Lawndale neighborhood sells Chicago-style favorites like pizza puffs. On other days of the week, owner Tawanda Stange cooks comfort food, everything from pot roast to oxtails to gumbo. Her Sunday Soul Food menu includes baked chicken,...
12.16.20 Members Making News
From Block Club Chicago: A long-planned affordable housing complex marketed toward LGBTQ people has opened in Logan Square — about 18 months later than originally planned. The John Pennycuff Memorial Apartments at 2033 N. Milwaukee Ave. brings 41 affordable housing units and 47 Chicago...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From the Chicago Crusader: More than 1,000 property owners, managers, brokers, investors and other real estate professionals took part in a week of learning, networking and sharing best practices at the Chicago Housing Authority’s first-ever virtual Owner Symposium last week, dubbed “Symposium...
11.5.20 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From MultifamilyBiz: Evergreen Real Estate Group today announced that two co-located library and senior housing developments the firm completed last year have won the 2020 Library Building Awards from the American Institute of Architects and American Library Association. Built in partnership with...
11.5.20 Members Making News
From the Chicago Tribune: About 7,500 children in Chicago public housing will be gifted a free winter coat this week at the Credit Union 1 Arena on the city’s Near West Side as part of the Chicago Housing Authority’s partnership with Operation Warm, a national non-profit that distributes new coats...
10.7.20 Members Making News
From the Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's press release: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Tracey Scott, , Alderman Michelle A Harris (8th Ward), Senator Elgie Sims (17th District), and other local and regional leaders today joined MR Properties, LLC for the grand...
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...

Job Openings

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The Deputy Chief Housing Officer for HCV, Compliance and Operations supports the Chief HCV Officer in overseeing the day to day operations and management of the HCV program. CHA strives to be a national model for HCV that effectively enhances housing choices for low-income families in diverse...
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Posted on 6.15.20
Applications due by 7.15.20

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