RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

CAFHA is committed to defining housing initiatives that advance housing justice and are inclusive of directly impacted persons. In addition to creating opportunities for engagement and collaboration, CAFHA is dedicated to uplifting its member organizations and their work.

COOK COUNTY RENTER PROTECTIONS

CAFHA co-led efforts to pass the Cook County Residential Tenant & Landlord Ordinance (CCRTLO), ensuring basic protections for 245,000+ Cook County renter households. 

FAIR HOUSING COMPLIANCE

CAFHA led the joint filing of a HUD fair housing complaint against the City of Chicago for maintaining residential segregation and limiting housing choice based on race, disability and family status. 

COOK COUNTY ASSESSMENT ON FAIR HOUSING

CAFHA led community engagement for the first-of-its-kind planning effort, convening 13 jurisdictions and 6 regional public housing authorities to devise solutions to the most pressing fair housing issues.

IMPACTFUL RESEARCH

CAFHA published new research highlighting the underutilization of Homeownership Programs offered by Public Housing Authorities and research on the impact of Aldermanic Prerogative on housing affordability in Chicago. Read the reports.