Applicant Information

The following information is for applicants who are currently on CHA’s public housing wait lists.

Site-Based Wait Lists:

The Site-Based Wait List is open now at Lake Parc Place only.

What: The Habitat Company has opened Lake Parc Place Apartment's site-based Wait List.

Where: Lake Parc Place management office, 3983 South Lake Parc Place.

When: Open now! Applications are being accepted:

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 16.
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 14.

 How: Applicants must meet the income guidelines based on the total number of people in the household.

HUD's 2013 Income Limits

Flyer (English/Spanish)

Application package (English)

Application package (Spanish)


Senior Designated Housing Wait Lists:

The Chicago Housing Authority’s Senior Designated Housing Wait Lists are currently accepting applications.  Click here for the senior housing application package.

General Family Wait List:

The General Family Wait List is now closed. Please check back for updated information.

Application Status Update

Applicants should keep their information updated so that CHA has the correct outreach information and family composition. Click here for the Application Update Form

Client Service Center: The CHA operates a Client Service Center to assist applicants with questions and status updates.  Click here for the Client Service Center’s location and hours of information.

HUD Supplement Form: All applicants are entitled to submit HUD Attachment Form A, Supplement to Application for Federally Assisted Housing. This form authorizes a person or an organization to assist the applicant with any issues that may arise during tenancy or assist in providing any special care or services that the applicant requires. Click here for HUD Attachment Form A (English and Spanish)

Alternative Housing Options: If you are in need of housing and do not qualify for one of CHA’s open wait lists, click here for a link to Alternative Housing Options.