The Chicago Housing Authority photo archive is a window to the agency’s celebrated history, from the early stages of public housing to the groundbreaking Plan for Transformation to the Authority’s new strategy − Plan Forward: Communities that Work. The images portray the CHA from its infancy to today.
Photos of various Chicago Housing Authority developments since 1937.
CHA has played a key part in the history of Chicago, between the politicians and bureaucrats who ran the organization to the individuals who grew up in it's apartments.
CHA operates almost 10,000 senior units across the City of Chicago and focuses on providing our seniors with a high quality of life.
We host a number of holiday events for CHA youth throughout the holiday season in partnership with the Chicago Bulls, White Sox and many other organizations.
Our mixed-income properties bring economic diversity to the forefront by providing opportunities for public housing, affordable housing and market-rate residents to live in the same developments.
Family Housing is our traditional public housing buildings that have been renovated as part of the Plan for Transformation.
CHA has a large senior population and is committed to providing them with quality housing and services that range from health and well being to social gatherings.
CHA provides housing to more than 50,000 families and individuals in Chicago and has a variety of opportunities available to help residents along their path toward self-sufficiency.
Plan Forward is CHA’s strategic initiative that helps to build strong, vibrant neighborhoods throughout the City of Chicago.
CHA has a variety of urban farms on its properties that promote healthy eating and outdoor recreation.
CHA staff and their families participate in the annual Bud Billiken Parade on King Drive in Bronzeville.
CHA is building and renovating properties all across Chicago.
CHA sends over 100 youth off to college across the nation during its annual Take Flight College Reception.
Mayor Emanuel, Acting CEO Jones and HUD Secretary Julian Castro Open Revitalized Park Boulevard