Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments

2640 and 2720 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The building was named to honor Edith Spurlock Sampson, an American lawyer and judge, and the first Black U.S. delegate appointed to the United Nations. The age-restricted development includes two 11-story high-rise elevator buildings with 394 studio and one bedroom homes. The development was formerly known as Lincoln and Sheffield Apartments and Annex and was built in 1965.

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Last updated on August 6th, 2019

Units

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

Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments Details

  • 394 studio and one bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Unit Amenities

  • Handicapped Accessible

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 Edith Spurlock Sampson 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

Edith Spurlock Sampson Apartments is managed by Chicago Housing Authority.

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