Proposed Policies Out for Public Comment

If you listed Madden Park or Ida B. Wells Homes on your Housing Choice Survey as a place you would like to live, please read the information listed below

The Draft Tenant Selection Plan (TSP), Lease, and other documents for Oakwood Shores, a mixed-income community is available for review. The developer, The Community Builders Inc., Granite Development and UJIMA is working with CHA and the Oakwood Shores Working Group to develop a Draft TSP and Lease for use at the private development known as Oakwood Shores. The units within this development designated for CHA will be used as replacement public housing units for former Madden Park and Ida B. Wells Homes residents that have not selected their permanent housing as first priority.  Oakwood Shores Phase development will be located in the area bounded by East 37th Place to the north, South Ellis Ave to the east, East Pershing Road to the south and South Vincennes to the west in Chicago.

The 30-day public comment period will be held for CHA to receive written comments starting on November 17 – December 16, 2020.  Due to COVID-19, CHA has suspended all in person public meetings and instead, CHA will livestream one public comment hearing. The date and time of the public comment livestream hearing is as follows:

Wed, Dec 2, 10:00 am:

A summary and the full Oakwood Shores TSP & Lease  will be available on CHA’s website at beginning Nov 17 until Dec 16, 2020. You may also mail or fax comments for the Draft Oakwood Shores TSP. All comments must be received by 5:00 pm on December 16, 2020.

Mail, E-mail or Fax comments to:

  • Chicago Housing Authority
  • Attention: Draft Oakwood Shores TSP & Lease
  • 60 E. Van Buren Street, 12th Floor
  • Chicago, IL  60605
  • Fax 312. 913.7837

Fax 312. 913.7837

 If you have a question about this notice, please call the CHA at 312.913-7300.
To request a reasonable accommodation, please call 312.913.7062.
TTY 866.331.3603