11045 S. Wentworth
Chicago, IL, 60628
Phone: (773) 672-2715 TTY: 800-877-8973 or 711
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
About Wentworth Commons
Wentworth Commons is a 65,800 square foot, a four-story building serving recently homeless families and individuals in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago. Apartments range in size from studios to four-bedroom units and are blended throughout the building to create a sense of community. Wentworth Commons is the first multi-unit residential building to receive LEED certification in the Midwest for sustainable, green design that promotes a healthier living and working environment. The property was also honored with a sustainability award from the American Institute of Architects in Chicago.
Amenities and Services
- Family resource center with community space
- Case management and referral services
- Employment training and education
- Computer Lab
- Cultural enrichment programs and activities
- After school homework help and academic support
- 24/7 Security
- Furnished units with private baths and full kitchens
- Heat, air conditioning and utilities included in rent
- 51 apartments including 27 for formerly homeless families and 24 for formerly homeless individuals with special needs.
- Studio, two-bedroom, three-bedroom and four-bedroom apartments
- Residents pay no more than 30 percent of their incomes on rent.
- Completed in 2005
- Funded by: Community Development Block Grant loan from the City of Chicago Department of Housing, along with funding from Low income Housing Tax Credits.
- Architect: Harley Ellis Devereaux
Effectiveness of Programs
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