The largest nonprofit provider of permanent affordable housing in Chicago’s western suburbs for over 30 years.


You're invited! Join us at Beer House at Yorktown Center

CHAD at Connected in Oak BrookConnected in Oak Brook has selected CHAD as the fundraising beneficiary of their July networking event. Join us for a beer tasting event on July 14th from 5:30-7:30pm at Beer House located in the Yorktown Shopping Center in Lombard, IL. A donation of $15 ($20 at the door) gains you admission and directly benefits our programs. We hope you'll join us for this fun event. You'll learn more about CHAD programs and services (and how it benefits the communities we live in), network with like-minded individuals, and support a great cause.

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CHAD is a Guidestar Silver Level Participant

CHAD is now ranked as a  silver level Guidestar participant, demonstrating its commitment to transparency. The Guidestar Exchange allows nonprofit organizations, such as CHAD, to regularly update information to Guidestar. It provides richer and broader information about our services, impact, finances and people, for the benefit of our supporters.

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CHAD has over 400 housing units of all property types in 29 communities across DuPage, Kane and portions of Cook and Will counties in northeastern Illinois. Properties include apartment homes, condominiums, duplexes, town houses, and single family homes.

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Latest news

CHAD to benefit from CiOB's July event
June 29, 2015
CHAD raises over $4,000 in Giving DuPage Human Race
June 5, 2015
Research links affordable housing to children's test scores
April 12, 2015

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Community Housing Advocacy and Development 531 East Roosevelt Road, Suite 200 Wheaton, IL 60187 (Map + directions) Phone: (630) 456-4452 Fax: (630) 580-9244

Office hours
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am–4:30pm
Wednesday & Friday 7:00am–3:30pm*

*Residents & applicants, please note convenient pre-business hours on Wednesdays and Fridays.

From the community

“I recommend CHAD because if you are going through a bad time in your life CHAD can really help.”

—Iris R.


17.7% of children in Kane County live in poverty CHAD helps families stay together.