Housing Authority of Cook County
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beWELL is a comprehensive resource for growth from preschool to working adult. Broken down into three phases, the goal of this resource is to provide a path for you and your family to Work, Earn, Live and Learn. Whether your family is preparing to welcome a new addition, or you are a head of household looking to make steps toward self-sufficiency, beWELL is your one-stop-shop for the assistance you need to accomplish your goals.

About the Housing Authority of Cook County

The Housing Authority of Cook County is the second largest public housing authority in Illinois. Established in 1946, the Housing Authority of Cook County is a municipal corporation whose jurisdiction spans 108 communities. The Housing Authority of Cook County administers several rental assistance programs to meet the housing needs of those who need it most in Suburban Cook County. The Housing Authority of Cook County’s conventional public housing program consists of over 2,100 owned units of low-income housing. The Rental Assistance Division services over 13,000 families, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities. Other programs such as the Community Choice Program, Family Self-Sufficiency Program, and Homeownership Program are designed to help clients reach their goals and move toward independence. The Housing Authority of Cook County believes that when residents have access to affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination, people thrive.