Category Archives: Housing


North Suburban Housing Wait List Opening

On  October 4, 2016, The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) will begin accepting pre-applications for one (1) bedroom standard and (1) bedroom Uniform Federal Accessibility Standard units (UFAS) at the following Affordable Housing Community:

North Suburban Housing

215 W. Miner, Arlington Heights, IL & 9238 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL

Note: Uniform Federal Accessibility Standard Units

These apartments are all one bedroom, one bathroom units that include accessible features such as lower cabinets in the kitchen as well as grab bars and a shower seat in the bathroom.  These units also have wider doorways for easier access for wheelchairs and walkers and accessible controls for heating and air conditioning as well as the shower set at a height that is easier for a wheelchair user to reach.

To qualify for the wait list opening:

  • The head of household or co-head/spouse must be eligible for one of the following preferences: a person 62 years of age or older OR a person 18 years of age or older with a disability;
  • The annual income for a one person household cannot exceed $32,340 and the annual income for a two person household cannot exceed $36,960;
  • Household will be required to pay rent equal up to 30% of their adjusted annual income.

Please note that the HACC will only accept the first 300 completed pre-applications.

Beginning October 4, 2016 Wait List Pre-Application will be available at the following locations during noted business hours.

HACC Wait List & Leasing Department

175 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 350

Chicago, IL 60604

Fax (312) 542-4752

North Suburban Housing Offices:

(See Property Managers)

215 W. Miner, Arlington Heights, IL 60005


9238 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60077


Monday through Friday

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Closed Wednesdays

IMPORTANT – If you or anyone in your household is a person with a disability and requires a specific accommodation or seeks assistance with the completion of the pre-application, please contact the housing authority via any of the methods listed above, or call (312) 542-4786.

2016 NAMI CCNS Housing Educational Meeting

Housing for Individuals Living with Mental Illness – a Discussion

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NAMI CCNS Cordially Invites You To:

Housing for Individuals Living
with Mental Illness, Needs and
Resources – a Discussion

Learn about types of housing facilities and the needs in the community.
Learn about legislative issues, challenges to finding housing, and how you can participate in advocacy.

Panel participants include:
Sue Shimon – Executive Director of New Foundation Center and Board member of the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County
Hugh Brady – Co-president of the North/Northwest Task Force on Supportive Housing for People with Mental Illness and Board member of the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County

Monday, March 14, 7:OO – 9:00 pm,
in Glenview

This program is free and open to the public at
Journey Care (formerly Midwest Care Center), Administration Building,

2050 Claire Ct, Glenview 60025.

Directions: Take Willow Rd to Ravine Way, which is west of Waukegan Rd and east of Patriot. Ravine Way is at the entrance of North Shore Corporate Park. Turn south on Ravine and then left onto Claire Court. Journey Care is at the very end of Claire Court, which is a winding road.

NAMI CCNS, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cook County North Suburban, is a local affiliate of NAMI, the Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness.

For additional information, please call us at 847-716-2252 or visit us at