Supportive Housing in the Northwest Suburbs
We are happy to report that great strides have been made in building supportive housing in our Northwest Suburban area. Please follow the tireless advocacy of the North/Northwest Suburban Task Force for up-to-date information.
Click on link to be taken to the Task Force website.
Only a few years young, a 39 apartment facility, Myers Place, opened in Mt. Prospect under the guidance of the Daveri Development Group and the Kenneth Young Center. Individuals with mental or physical disabilities now have a choice for independent living with on-site social services available.
PhilHaven began construction in Wheeling, Illinois in the fall of 2015 and began welcoming it's first residents to the 50 apartment complex in the fall of 2016.
Spruce Village New residents are moving into Spruce Village in Palatine. The Task Force is working to plan a new housing site in southern Arlington Heights.
Hanover Landing, a new 40-unit permanent supportive housing (PSH) development was approved by the Elgin Plan Commission on Feb 5th 2019.
Heart’s Place, the long awaited permanent supportive housing (PSH) apartment building for people with mental illnesses or other disabilities is in Arlington Heights. Heart’s Place has 10 one-bedroom and 8 two-bedroom apartments, each complete with kitchen, bathroom and living areas. On-site social services are coordinated by HODC, the Housing Opportunities Development Corporation, a non-profit developer of low-income and supported housing.
Heart’s Place tenants are selected through a process arranged by the Housing Opportunity Development Corporation (HODC), the project’s developer and HACC.
Supportive housing at this site has been supported for almost a decade by the Housing Task Force, an independent non-profit comprised of representatives from area NAMI chapters, and by many other community groups, churches, government officials, area legislators, mental health service providers and concerned individuals.
For additional information, see the Task Force website: http://housingtaskforce.org/
Click the Housing Task Force link on upper-left for more information.