Buen HOGAR

We provide bilingual assistance and support in 5 community areas—Albany Park, Bridgeport, Chicago Lawn, Humboldt Park and South Lawndale/Little Village—to help residents explore programs available through the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA).

Program Fact Sheet

Appointments

We can provide assistance to the following CHA-eligible families and individuals in need of housing resources and application assistance for affordable and low-income housing:

  • Families and individuals seeking housing assistance
  • CHA Residents
  • Individuals or families currently on a CHA Wait List
  • CHA Senior Housing Residents
  • Seniors currently on the CHA Wait List
  • Seniors seeking housing assistance
  • Property owners currently participating in CHA programs
  • Prospective CHA residents and property owners

Services Provided:

  • Rental counseling
  • Housing referrals and resources
  • Application assistance for CHA Housing and affordable housing
  • Public benefits eligibility screening and application assistance (ex: SNAP and WIC)
  • Tenant and Landlord rights education

Hours:

M–F, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Location:

West Town – House
Little Village

Contact:

Eddy Del Real
Program Assistant
edelreal@eriehouse.org
(773) 542-7617

Workshops & Outreach

We deliver free bilingual workshops all across the city. Topics vary from providing information on CHA programs to financial literacy to tenant's rights. If you're interested in hosting a workshop in your community, please contact us.

Our team also coordinates the Housing Resource Pavilion at Pilsen's Fiesta del Sol each summer and visit numerous other expos and street festivals. Be sure to stop by to say hello and learn more about CHA programs you might qualify for.

Location:

Varies

Contact:

Eddy Del Real
Program Assistant
edelreal@eriehouse.org
(773) 542-7617

OUR IMPACT

143 CHA workshops

reached 1,950 residents

across 5 community areas

360 residents

received

housing-related referrals

79 senior residents

completed a

CHA application

PROGRAM NEWS & EVENTS

News

Erie House Receives Grant to Support Buen HOGAR

Erie Neighborhood House received a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support its housing program, Buen HOGAR, that ...

Events

There are no upcoming program events at this time.