Housing assistance for North Chicago families



June 16, 2023

The North Chicago Housing Authority’s, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list will open Friday, June 16, 2023, at 8:00a.m., and remain open until 400 Applicants have been accepted.

All applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program must be submitted online at https://northchicagohousing.housingmanager.com

The HCV waiting list is NOT first-come, first-served. The waiting list is ordered and ranked by preference points which the family must verify.

If you are a person with disabilities and require accommodation for access to our programs and services, please contact our office via phone at 847-785-4300.

Once the pre-application has been submitted, all changes and/or updates to family information on the pre-application must be submitted in writing to the North Chicago Housing Authority. Failure to do so may result in termination of the pre-application.

To qualify, applicants must be income eligible (annual income must not exceed 50% of Area Median Income) and annual household income must not exceed:

  • 1 Person: $38,650
  • 2 Persons: $44,150
  • 3 Persons: $49,650
  • 4 Persons: $55,150
  • 5 Persons: $59,600
  • 6 Persons: $64,000
  • 7 Persons: $68,400
  • 8 Persons: $72,800

Welcome to the North Chicago Housing Authority

Established in 1976, the North Chicago Housing Authority strives to be on the cutting edge for small housing authorities nationwide. We are committed to assisting low and moderate-income families with affordable housing opportunities in vibrant neighborhoods as they pursue self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives.

Our Public Housing program currently manages two low-income mid-rise buildings that consist of 150 apartments for income eligible families.

Our Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program administers 471 vouchers in partnership with the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Family Unification Program (FUP), and the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program.

If the information you need is not on this website, please contact us at (847) 785-4300. We consider it an honor and a privilege to serve you. https://www.hud.gov/fairhousing NCHA is proud of it’s on-line portal for electronic procurement opportunities. If your business is looking for work I invite you to sign up for this FREE service. Your company will have the opportunity to view solicitations not just in North Chicago, Illinois, but throughout the entire marketplace.

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Nina Chalmers

Nina Chalmers
Executive Director