Wentworth Commons

Chicago, IL

11045 S. Wentworth
Chicago, IL, 60628

Phone: (773) 672-2715 TTY: 800-877-8973 or 711
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

Waitlist Closed

About Wentworth Commons

  • Property Type: Supportive
  • Units: 51

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
  • Playground
  • Computer Lab
  • Cultural enrichment programs and activities
  • After school homework help and academic support
  • Elevator
  • 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

1604 Total Services Delivered 2018
114 Total People Served 2018