Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL
1440 Jackson Street
North Chicago, Lake County, IL

847-785-4300

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2

Public Housing Projects

150

Public Housing Units

542

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL
1440 Jackson Street
North Chicago, Lake County, IL

847-785-4300

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 150 affordable rental units. It also administers 542 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL between Public Housing Units (22%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (78%) to that of all housing authorities in Illinois, Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in Illinois.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL scored an average of 75 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2008 and a low score of 50 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Illinois is 74.76.

Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL has an average score that is more than the average Illinois housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago, IL manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 76. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. North Chgo Hsg Auth has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)