Housing Resources Guide

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Housing Resources

MOPD’s Housing Resource Guide links people with disabilities to affordable and accessible housing units and information on housing programs and resources. We advocate for accessible housing for people with disabilities in the city of Chicago. 

Below is a table of frequently requested housing resources. For a complete directory of our housing resources, please download one of these: 

Some housing providers base their services on household income. Please consult the following chart for the relevant U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines: Income and Rent Limits for the 2023 Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL HUD Metro Area

For more information, please contact these resources directly or MOPD for any services we may offer:
Phone - 312.744.7050
Email - Florine.Edwards@cityofchicago.org

Please note: This Information and referral brochure should be used only as a guide. It is subject to change without notice. View or download the Housing Information Services 1-Pager for the PDF version.

Chicago Department of Planning and Development

121 N. Lasalle St. #1000 (312) 744-3653 - Main Line (312) 742-1564 - TTY Affordable housing info, senior home repairs, homeownership programs, furnace, and roof replacement 

Community Service Options

6845 S. Western Ave.
(773) 471-4700 - Main Line
Single-family homes/condos, south CILA pre-screening agency


Lawyers Committee for Better Housing

35 N. LaSalle Ave., (312) 347-7600 x13 - Main Line Tenant/ landlord information,
substandard housing and housing legal services


HUD Chicago Regional Office

77 W. Jackson Blvd.
(312) 353-6236 - Main Line Subsidized and fair housing info & complaints, FHA housing info & complaints

Community Alternatives Unlimited 

8765 West Higgins
(773) 867-4000 - Main Line
North CILA pre-screening, case management, and family services

Legal Assistance Foundation

120 S. LaSalle St.
(312) 341-1070 - Main Line
Legal assistance, foreclosure counseling, and mortgage modification assistance

The Chicago Housing Authority

60 E. Van Buren St. 1st floor
(312) 935-2600 - Main Line (312) 461-0079 – TTY
Public/ subsidized housing, scattered-site housing, and customer service

Housing Opportunity for

1607 West Howard St.
(773) 465-5770 - Main Line
Permanent supportive housing,
homeless shelters and subsidized housing for the disabled

IL Housing Search

Visit ilHousingsearch.org, or call (877) 428-8844 - Main Line 
Identifies housing/apartments, units/homes, etc, and is free of charge

Woodlawn Community Development Corp.

6040 S Hooper Ave.
(773) 324-6305 - Main Line
Subsidized housing

 LaCasa Norte

3533 W. North Ave.
(773) 276-4900 - Main Line 
Case management, homelessness, housing assistance services, and rapid rehousing

Mercy Housing Lakefront

120 S. LaSalle St.
(312) 447-4621 - Main Line
0, 1, 2 bedroom, subsidized & low-income housing, and (SRO) single room occupancy

Housing Authority of Cook County

175 West Jackson Blvd. (312) 663-5447 - Main Line
Subsidized housing, housing choice voucher program, suburb public subsidized housing

Heartland Alliance

208 South LaSalle St.
(312) 660-1300 - Main Line
Housing development, supportive housing services, and homeless services

Metropolitan Tenants Organization

2150 S. Canalport
(773) 292-4988 - Main Line
Tenant landlord information, laws, rights, and community development presentations

Access Living of Metro Chicago

115 W. Chicago Ave.
(312) 640-2100 - Main Line
(312) 640-2102 - TTY
Information center for independent living for disabled youths & adults, disability rights info

Homeless Hotline / Chicago
Office of Family Support

10 South Kedzie Ave.
1(800) 654-8595 - Main Line
Homeless assistance services, homeless shelters

Single Room Housing
Assistance Corporation

501 N. Central Ave.
(312) 212-1212 - Main Line
Homeless single adults w/ disabilities, secures subsidized SRO units, verification of homeless required

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation

2550 W. North Ave.
(773) 278-5669 - Main Line
Develops and rehabilitates properties, leases, management and inquiries

John Marshall Law School Fair
housing Legal Clinic

55 East Jackson Bvd. #1020
(312) 786-2267
Disability housing, discrimination complaints, legal counseling


Hispanic Housing Development Corporation

325 North Wells St. 8th fl.
(312) 602-6500 - Main Line
Affordable housing development,  property management



Latin United Community
Housing Association

3541 W. North Ave.
(773) 276-5338 - Main Line
Housing counseling, mortgage modification, foreclosures, rental assistance, lending & SARFS and property rentals