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Kankakee County Housing Authority

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 185 N. Saint Joseph Avenue
PO Box 965
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815.939.7125
Fax: 815.939.7069
Website: www.kchail.com
  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Low Income Housing
Description: In March, 1987, the Voucher Program began with 30-two bedroom vouchers. An additional 50-two bedroom vouchers were received in June, 1988. The Family Self-Sufficiency Program was implemented in 1992. This program is designed to assist participants in becoming more self-sufficient. In 1993, the Drug Elimination Program was implemented. The Drug Prevention Department provides a wide array of drug prevention activities for KCHA tenants which includes: Police Patrol, After-school Activities, social events. In 1996, the Family Unification Program (FUP) was implemented. This program is designed for families for whom the lack of adequate housing is a primary factor in the imminent placement of the family's child(ren) or in the delay of discharge of a child(ren) to the family from out-of-home care. KCHA provides public housing, Section 8 Vouchers, Family Self-Sufficiency and Homeownership Programs.
Phone: 815.939.7125
  General Information:
Description: Provides low income housing for adults, seniors, and the disabled, Section 8 housing for those meeting HUD guidelines, and family self-sufficiency and homeownership programs.

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