Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

The State of Illinois' Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was enacted in 1984 to provide all persons with full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and employees.

FOIA requests submitted to the Department of Housing should include the following information:

  • The name, address, email, and phone number of the requester
  • A description of the records being requested.

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FOIA requests can also be submitted to the email address listed below.

The documents below are available without submitting a request.

Short Summary of Department's Purpose

The mission of Chicago’s Department of Housing is to expand access and choice for residents and protect their rights to quality homes that are affordable, safe, and healthy.

Total Amount of Operating Budget

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Number and Location of all Offices

DOH has two office locations:

121 N. LaSalle St., Room 1006
Chicago, IL 60602

2 N. LaSalle St., 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Approximate Number of Full and Part-Time Employees

The Department consists of more than 90 staff members. View complete staff organization chart.

Supporting Information Facts


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