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 visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
The Chicago Housing Authority is the second-largest public housing authority in the nation and the largest owner of rental housing in Chicago. CHA has a $1 billion operating budget and serves more than 63,000 low-income families across the city through the ownership of more than 21,000 public housing units and the management of 47,000 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) that are provided to renters living in all 77 community areas of the city. Apply here https://applyonline.thecha.org/