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The Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation (SRHAC)
Scattered site SRO housing in the north, northwest and Southside of Chicago. Each room has a bed, dresser, microwave, and refrigerator. Applicants must have 1 month abstinence from drugs and alcohol to apply and must have proof of disability. No overnight guests are allowed. Shared bathrooms with other residents on the floor. Case Management, transportation assistance and some food assistance available.

501 N. Central Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60644
Phone: 312-212-1212
Fax: 773-626-4465
Contact: Ms. Toinette Bell
Services:
Housing Referrals, Supportive Services and Agency Staff Trainings.
Eligibility:
  • At least 1 month abstinence from drugs and alcohol
  • Proof of disability
  • Individual Males & Females
  • Homeless or at Risk of Becoming Homeless

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Ashland Hotel
1535 W 47th St
Chicago, IL

773.376.5200

Eligibility Requirements:

Unit Description:
  • $286.25/2 weeks
  • $531.38/month
  • Shared bathroom wiht floor
Waitlist/Units Available: a few available

How to Apply:
  • Proof of income and state ID, no application fee
  • Apply in person between 7am-3pm
  • No application
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/22/13)

Aragon Arms

4917 N. Kenmore
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: (773) 561-4970

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Single
  • min. $800 monthly income
Unit Description:
Waitlist/Units Available: Open

How to Apply:
  • Apply at address.
  • $25 for app fee, proof of income, SS card, state ID, $50 move in fee
Other:
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)


Bellwood Hotel
1409 W. Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (773) 404-6000

Eligibility Requirements:
Unit Description:
  • Rates depend on room, Max $250
Waitlist/Units Available:
How to Apply:
  • Proof of Income, State ID
  • Free Application
Other:
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)


Belmont Towers
510 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: (773) 327-2311

Eligibility Requirements:

Unit Description:
  • 1 bdr: $661-778
  • 2 bdr: $1,625-1,650
  • 3 bdr: $1,877
Waitlist/Units Available: 2 apartments for rent in Sept.

How to Apply:
  • Proof of Income, SS Card, Credit fee:50$, returned if they don't qualify. Ramp Accessibility, No Pets
Other:
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)

Covent Hotel
2653 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: (773) 549-3399

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Male only
  • Must have job or 65+
Unit Description:
  • $450/mo
  • No private bath or kitchen
  • Elevator
Waitlist/Units Available: One unit available

How to Apply:
  • $20 multipurpose deposit
  • Provide verification of job
  • Come to office 7am-8pm, seven days a week
Other: no visitors allowed
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)


Clarendon Apartments
4128 N Clarendon
Chicago IL

773.549.3399

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Men only
  • Proof of income
Unit Description:
  • $125/week
  • $450/month
  • Shared bath
  • No cooking, no visitors
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • State ID and proof of income required
Other:

(Date Updated: 7/24/13)

A Safe Haven
Chicago Christian Industrial League
2750 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: (773) 435-8445
Fax: (773) 435-8486


Eligibility Requirements:
Unit Description:
Waitlist/Units Available: n/a, no units currently

How to Apply:
  • Call and check for availability
Other:
  • Multiple locations
  • Additional services: clothing, food pantry, health clinic, counseling and case management, employment training, skill training, education training
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)


Darlington Hotel
Location/Number

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Good credit, they do a criminal, eviction and credit check.
Unit Description:
  • 1 bdr with shared bath, $100/week
  • 1 bdr with private bath, $120/week
Waitlist/Units Available: n/a

How to Apply:
  • Call to check for availability
  • $31 application fee
  • Requires 2 weeks rent upfront
Other:
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)

Diversey West Apartments
3335 W. Diversey
Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (773) 227-3600

Eligibility Requirements:
  • background/credit checks, SS #, proof of income OR SSI/SSDI
Unit Description:
  • Studios, $800/month
Waitlist/Units Available: Open, 1 studio available

How to Apply:
  • Come in M-F 9-5
  • $40 application fee
  • $300 security deposit
Other:
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)


Foswyn Arms Apartments
5240 N. Winthrop
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: (773) 561-9060

Eligibility Requirements:
  • No felonies or evictions
  • No children
Unit Description:
  • 1 person with shared bathrooms
  • $500/month
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Com in M-F 8:30-3:30
  • $25 application fee
Other:
(Date Updated: 6/26/13)


Fullerton Hotel
3919 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL, 60647

Phone: (773) 227-2100

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 21+
Unit Description:
  • Single rooms, shared bathroom $40/night
  • Private room, $55/night
  • $10 extra for air conditioning
Waitlist/Units Available: Check in daily

How to Apply:
  • Check in daily for availability
  • Need ID and cash
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/1/13)


Glenn Apartments
4940 North Winthrop
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (773) 728-3062

Eligibility Requirements:
  • No eviction within past 5 years
  • No sex offenders
Unit Description:
  • Shared Bath, $385/mo
  • Private Bath, $425/mo
  • Both include all utilities
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Go in person M-F 8-8pm. Bring ID and fill out application in person.
  • $35 application fee
  • $50 key fee
  • Background check and credit report check
Other:

Jonquil Hotel
Good News Partners
1600 W. Jonquil Terrace
Chicago, IL 60626

Phone: 773-764-9214, Richard Marx


Eligibility Requirements:
  • No criminal backgrounds
  • Drug free
Unit Description:
  • Shared bath, $370/month
  • Double rooms available, but must move into single room first
  • air conditioning available for $70/month
  • Partially furnished (refrigerator and sometimes a microwave)
Waitlist/Units Available: call for daily availability

How to Apply:
  • $5 application fee in cash or money order
  • 2 months rent for security deposit, cash or money order - no personal checks
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/1/13)

Hotel Elenore
3216 North Cicero
Chicago, IL 60641

Phone: 773 283-3100

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Adults only
Unit Description:
  • Daily $45
  • Weekly private bath $140
  • Weekly Semi-private bath $125
  • Weekly with Kitchenette $160
  • Monthly 1 person $550, with Kitchenette $600
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • $30 non-refundable background check application fee on monthly occupancy
Other:
(Date Updated: 11/6/12)


Irving Hotel
4849 West Irving Park
Chicago, IL 60641

Phone: (773) 283-2300

Eligibility Requirements:
  • must be 21+, have proof of income, and ID
Unit Description:
  • Must come in for unit and price information
Waitlist/Units Available: open

How to Apply:
  • Go in person to fill out application and for more information.
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/3/13)


Lugo Hotel
2008 S. Blue Island
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: (312) 226-5818

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Accept men and women
Unit Description:
  • $300-325/month
  • Microwaves and refridgeration for $35.motn
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • $25 fee for background check, takes 24 hrs
  • $50 deposit for key (returned at end)
Other:
(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)


The Lorali
1039 W Lawrence
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: (773) 561-1133

Eligibility Requirements:
  • No sex offenders, arsonists, or recent felonies
Unit Description:
  • One bedroom, $540/month
  • Private rooms, most with bath, and full dining room.
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Come in to apply
  • Background check for evictions and felonies
  • $35 application fee, no security deposit
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/3/13)


Schiff Residences
Mercy Housing Lakefront
1244 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60610

312.867.0728

Eligibility Requirements:
  • prove homelessness and disability
Unit Description:

Waitlist/Units Available:wheel chair accessible units have open waitlist, other units are closed

How to Apply:
Other:
  • Shelter Care plus program
(Date Updated: 7/22/13)

Marshall Hotel
1232 N. LaSalle
Chicago, IL, 60610

Phone: (312) 664-3080

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 21+, they do background check
Unit Description:
  • day to day rental
  • Shared bath, $35/day
  • Private bath, $50/day
Waitlist/Units Available: currently full

How to Apply:
  • Call to check availability
  • application fee $51 (cash)
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/10/13)


Milshire Hotel

2525 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (773) 384-7611

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 18+, but prefer 21+
Unit Description:
  • 1 person, $540/month
  • 2 person, $600/month
  • All shared baths
Waitlist/Units Available: closed

How to Apply:
  • Come in to fill out application
Other:

(Date Updated:7/3/13)


Norford Hotel
1508 North Pulaski
Chicago, IL 60651

Phone: (773) 235-1251

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 21+
  • Must have valid state ID
  • Must have 6mo pay stub
  • No kids or pets
Unit Description:
  • 1-2 people per room
  • Shared, $33/night
  • Private, $39/night
  • Shared bathroom, $124/night
  • No private bathrooms available for week rent
  • Sleeping room only, no kitchenette or microwave
Waitlist/Units Available: only per-night rooms open

How to Apply:
  • Fees waived if associated with an agency (send with referral and case manager's card)
  • $25 application fee
  • $25-30 credit check
Other: strict no visitor policy

(Date Updated: 7/3/13)


North Hotel
1622 North California
Chicago, IL 60647

Phone (773) 278-2425

Eligibility Requirements:

Unit Description:
  • $150/week, prices subject to change
Waitlist/Units Available: call for availability

How to Apply:
  • Call for availability, most likely have to go in person to get prices.
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/3/13)

Northmere

4943 North Kenmore
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: (773) 561-4234

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Proof of income
Unit Description:
  • Shared bath, $425/month
  • Private bath, $460/month
  • Prices subject to change
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • 7-10 days for application process
Other:
(Date Updated: m7/3/13)

The Olympia Hotel
613 N Wells
Chicago, IL 60654

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Men Only
Unit Description:
  • range from $332/month-$412/month, based on dize
Waitlist/Units Available: 2 available

How to Apply:
  • $20 application fee, $100 move-in fee
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/3/13)


The Renaissance Apartments (Multiple Units)
The Renaissance Collaborative
3757 S. Wabash
Chicago IL 60653

Phone: 773- 924-9270x32, Felisha Powell, Property Manager


Eligibility Requirements:
  • Documented proof of disability, documented proof of chronic homelessness, capacity to live independently, six-month drug free. Please refer to the pre-application in the housing binder for a full list of eligibility requirements.
Unit Description:
  • 100 Single Occupancy Units.
  • Each unit has a bed, table, dresser and private bathroom
  • To read more about amenities click here.
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Please read through the eligibility requirements carefully before applying.
  • Clients must fill out a pre-application and return it to the property manager BEFORE filling out the application.
  • The pre-application as well as application can be downloaded at the link above or found in the housing binder.
  • Will be called for an interview. Check on status by calling number above.
Other:
  • There is also an education and employment center in the building
(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)

Rosemoor Hotel
1622 West Jackson
Chiago, IL 60612

Phone: 312 243-2900

Eligibility Requirements:
  • No Children, no pets, 21+
Unit Description:
  • Rent depends on income: $550 per month, $270 bi-weekly, $135 weekly
  • Move in fee $50
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Come into the office to get the application from 9am-9pm M-Fr, No application fees.
  • View rooms after application is received.
Other:
(Date Updated: 11/6/12)


Royalton Hotel
1810 West Jackson
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 226-4678

Eligibility Requirements:
Unit Description:
  • Weekly: $125 - $145 + 1 week security; Monthly: $541-628 + 1 month security. Each room has a kitchenette must be single
Waitlist/Units Available: will take a week for openings to appear

How to Apply:
  • Apply in person.
  • No application fees.
Other:
(Date Updated: 11/6/12)


The Studios CCIL
1801 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60616

Phone: (312) 328-6810, Teesa Woods

Eligibility Requirements:
Unit Description:
  • First kind: homeless or disabled - subsidized units (pay 30%) with a year long lease.
  • Second kind: working for at least 90 days, making between $15,500 and $25,800 a year
  • Rent is $405/month for second kind
Waitlist/Units Available: closed waitlist for homeless/disabled housing

How to Apply:
  • Go to security desk and ask for an application
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/10/13)


Wilson Men's Club
1124 West Wilson
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone (773) 784-0691

Eligibility
Requirements:
  • Men only
Unit Description:
  • $80/week
  • $280/month
  • 12 rooms are wheel chair accessible
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Must have SS card, State ID, proof of income and $15 key deposit
Other:
(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)

Windale Hotel

6019 North Winthrop
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone:
773-907-0477

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 21+
Unit Description:
  • $425-450
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Come into the office to fill out an application
  • $35 application fee
  • $50 key fee
  • Elevator
  • One room wheel chair accessible
Other: no overnight company, visiting hours 8am-10pm
(Date Updated: m/dd/yy)


YMCA Irving Park
4251 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60641

Phone: (773) 777-7500
Phone: (773) 481-6900 ext. 101, Michelle, housing info

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Male only, 21+
  • No felonies or evictions in past 10 years
  • Steady income
Unit Description:
  • $398/month
  • 3 month minimum stay
Waitlist/Units Available: 7-10 units available

How to Apply:
  • $25 application fee
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/10/11)

YMCA Lakeview
3333 N. Marshfield
Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: (773) 305-2190

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Men only
  • Must have proof of income, check stub or SSI or SSDI
  • No felons, sex offenders of current evictions
Unit Description:
  • Small, $360/month
  • Medium, $423/month
  • Large, $452/month
Waitlist/Units Available: rooms available

How to Apply:
  • Come to office to fill out an application
  • $25 application fee
Other:
(Date Updated: 7/10/13)


YMCA Lawson
30 W. Chicago
Chicago, IL, 60610

Phone (312) 944-6211

Eligibility Requirements:
  • No evictions or criminal backgrounds
  • Individual men and women
Unit Description:
  • Monthly: $375-520. No weekly rate.
  • Some subsidized units.
  • Only 6 month or year lease.
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Pick up application 24/7
  • Administrative Offices are open Monday-Friday 9-12 or 1:30-3 to drop off application.
Other:
(Date Updated: 3/05/13)

YMCA Lincoln Belmont
3333 N. Marshfield
Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: (773) 305-2030, housing line

Eligibility
Requirements:
  • Men only
  • Proof of income (pay stub, SSI, SSDI)
  • No felons, sex offenders, or current eviction
Unit Description:
  • Small $360/month
  • Medium $423/month
  • Large $452/month
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • $25 application fee,
  • Come to the office and fill out the application
Other:
(Date Updated: 11/12/12)


Humboldt Park Residence
1152 N. Christiana
Phone: (773) 227-7183

Eligibility Requirements:
  • No incarceration within 7 years
  • No evictions
Unit Description:
  • $366/month including utilities and shared restroom with one other tenant
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • Go to the office to apply.
Other:
  • Spanish speaking
(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)


Private Residential Assistance Inc.
Affiliated agency
Hamlin/Chicago
St. Louis/Chicago
Chicago, IL 60651

Contact: Larry -773-931-6899 orprimary247@aol.com. He works full time, so better to call in the evenings.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must have SSI or SSDI in place already
Unit Description:
  • Shared living space
  • $460/monthly
  • potential work assignments to reduce costs
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
  • call for availabilities
Other:

(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)


The Hazelton
851 W Montrose
Chicago, IL 60613

Phone: (773) 244-4008

Eligibility Requirements:

Unit Description:
  • $350/month
Waitlist/Units Available:

How to Apply:
Other:
(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)


The Norman


The Windale


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Abbott Hotel
721 W Belmont Ave
Chicago IL 60657

Phone: 773.248.2700

SRO IN TRANSITION. Some tenants have been moved out.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 21+
  • Needs to be employed
Unit Description:
  • $45/night, $55/night on Fri and Sat
  • No weekly or monthly rates
Waitlist/Units Available: Closed

How to Apply:
  • $10 deposit
  • Need proof of income and social security card
Other:
(Date Updated: 2/20/13)


Diplomat Hotel
3208 N. Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60657

Phone: (773) 549-6800

Eligibility Requirements:

Unit Description:
  • $50/day Mon-Thurs, $60/day Fri-Sun
  • $110/week with community bath
  • $125/week with semi-private bath
  • $150/week with private bath
  • $370-535/month
Waitlist/Units Available: CLOSED

How to Apply:

Other:
  • Currently being improved through work by Lakeview Action Coalition
(Date Updated: mm/dd/yy)



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