In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please click here.
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) works to develop and support affordable housing initiatives citywide. Affordable rental housing plays an important role in meeting the housing needs of low-income Chicagoans. From individuals and families to seniors and the homeless, the City helps to build, rehabilitate and preserve rental housing to ensure that it is available to residents throughout Chicago.
If you are looking for an affordable rental unit to call home, see the attached list of affordable rental housing opportunities that have been supported and developed through the City of Chicago. The list is intended to assist individuals looking for affordable rental housing throughout Chicago and will guide you in your search. We remain committed to making our neighborhoods strong, safe and affordable for all Chicagoans.