Schiff Residences/Near North

Chicago, IL

1244 N. Clybourn
Chicago, IL, 60610

Phone: (312) 867-1442 TTY: 800-877-8973 or 711
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

Waitlist Closed

About Schiff Residences/Near North

  • Property Type: Supportive
  • Units: 96

The Margot & Harold Schiff Residences are located in Chicago’s Near North neighborhood. The property includes 96 single-room units available to formerly homeless people, many of whom have special needs and/or a history of substance abuse. This property breaks new ground in the application of green design strategies and the use of energy-efficient building systems.

Amenities and Services

  • Community rooms
  • On-site case management and referral services
  • Social programming
  • Employment training and education
  • Financial literacy training
  • Tenant Leadership Program
  • Close to rapid transit and bus routes
  • Laundry Facilities on site


  • 96 single-room units of supportive housing for formerly homeless individuals
  • Residents pay no more than 30 percent of their income toward rent
  • Completed in 2007
  • This property is part of the City of Chicago’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness
  • Funded by: City of Chicago (land donation), Illinois Housing Development Association, Tax Increment Financing, Federal Home Loan Bank, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Illinois Affordable Housing Tax Credit, Federal Tax Credit Equity
  • Architect: World-renowned German-American architect Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn Architects

Effectiveness of Programs

2158 Services Delivered in 2018
100 People Served in 2018