Advocacy

CHAD advocates for affordable quality housing throughout the community

  • With State Representative Sandy Pihos, CHAD advocated for House Bill 5125, which limits townhouse associations from barring rental units that are rented to nonprofit agencies such as CHAD.
  • CHAD continues to encourage the adoption of city standards for rental property, and implement rental inspections to avoid bad examples of affordable housing. The city of Westmont has recently adopted these standards. CHAD hopes to see them spread to other DuPage County communities.

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Contact
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–Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm

From the community

“Even though I can’t afford to buy a house, CHAD has given me and my family our dream home.”

—Jennifer S.

Fact

70.8% of poverty-stricken families in DuPage County increased between 2000 and 2010 CHAD helps families stay together.