Britton Budd Apartments

501 W Surf St, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Britton Budd Apartments are Chicago's premier affordable housing for active adults age 62 and older.  

The renovation of this historic building offers 173 studio and one bedroom apartments in various configurations. A convenient elevator provides easy access to all floors.

Britton Budd Apartments is tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood with tree-lined streets three blocks from Lake Michigan.

Chicago's Lakeview community offers an eclectic variety of cafes and shops, plus everything you need to make life easier. Britton Budd is within walking distance of churches, bus transportation and a number of recreational and cultural activities. If you're looking for traditional lifestyle in a friendly community, Britton Budd Apartments is the perfect setting to call home.

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Currently accepting applications.

Last updated on August 6th, 2019


Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
Studio (Studio/1) - Call for Price
1 Bedroom (1/1) - Call for Price

Britton Budd Apartments Details

  • 173 studio and one bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Elevator

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Public Transportation
  • Near Church

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Chicago HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Chicago but actual income limits may differ for units at Britton Budd Apartments.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800
80% $58,350 $66,700 $75,050 $83,350 $90,050 $96,700 $103,400 $110,050

Britton Budd Apartments is managed by Chicago Housing Authority.

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