Accessible Housing

MOPD provides the following housing services:

  • Home accessibility modifications that will allow people with disabilities, under the age of sixty, to make their living environment accessible.  Modifications can include: ramps, porch and stairlifts, roll-in showers, widened doorways, accessible sinks and cabinets
  • Links people with disabilities to affordable and accessible housing units and information on housing programs and resources
  • Advocates for accessible housing for people with disabilities in the city of Chicago.

 Home Mod Before and After Bathroom photos. The photo on the right shows an original bathroom that had a traditional bathtub with no handrail, sink with underneath storage. The image on the left show's the modified bathroom with a tub removed, creating a roll-in shower fitted with handrails, grab bars, and a new sink with knee clearance for wheelchair access.

Funding resource guide for accessible modifications

MOPD’s Funding resource guide for accessible modifications

HomeMod - Program

Sponsored by the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the HomeMod Program will allow people with disabilities, who are under the age of sixty, to receive home modifications that make their living environment accessible.

Housing Resources Guide

MOPD’s Housing resource guide.

Roof, Porch and Emergency Heating Repair Programs

The Roof and Porch Repair Program and the Emergency Heating Repair Program help homeowners make improvements to their homes.

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