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

 ** The CHAD Office is open by appointment only**   

Rent payments, completed Renewal packets, and completed rental applications can be placed in the drop-box outside the CHAD building.  

  • All meetings with CHAD staff are by appointment only.  We do not accept Walk-in visitors.  Please call the approrpriate CHAD Staff member for an appointment. The CHAD office phone line (630-456-4452) provides prompts to reach the right person.  Please check our Holiday schedule on our "Contact Us" page for office closure days. 
  • Please stay home if you are sick or have symptoms of being ill.  If you, or someone in your household, are ill, do not schedule an appointment at CHAD’s office until the illness has passed.  CHAD is committed to helping reduce the spread of illness to you and to CHAD staff.

Find a home

CHAD has over 500 housing units of all property types in 30 communities across DuPage, Kane, Will and portions of Cook counties in northeastern Illinois. Properties include apartment homes, condominiums, duplexes, town houses, and single family homes.

CHAD is a Licensed Real Estate Corporation in the State of Illinois

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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–Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm

From the community

“I don't have to worry anymore about people fighting and shooting in my neighborhood.”

—Gwendolyn H.


$18.58 is the hourly wage needed to afford a two bedroom apartment in the Chicago area CHAD helps families stay together.