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

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...
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...
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...
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,...

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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