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The Commissioners and staff welcome you to the website of the Housing Authority of the County of Lake, Illinois. Whether you are a potential client, a potential service partner or a potential vendor, our goal is to provide you with the facts about the Authority and the programs we operate. 

We are very proud of what we've accomplished and pledge to work even harder in 2015.


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David A. Northern, Sr., LCHA Executive Director and CEO Named 2015 Most Influential African American of Lake County

January 28, 2015 (Grayslake, IL) – Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer David A. Northern, Sr. received the 2015 Most Influential African American of Lake County Award on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at an event hosted by Chicago People’s Voice newspaper in Waukegan, Illinois. 


Keynote Speaker Stedman Graham and David A. Northern, Sr.


This award honors Northern as an outstanding individual who has shown strong leadership, compassion, and a magnanimous attitude towards his fellow man and who has excelled in his field. It also recognizes that he has, through his work in the Lake County community and at LCHA, improved the quality of life and conditions of the community.


Stedman Graham was the keynote speaker for the event and delivered a powerful motivational speech.  Awards were also presented to a number of noteworthy Lake County African Americans in the categories of Civic Leadership, Community Service, Political Leadership, Religious Leadership, Freedom, and Vision.  In attendance was U.S. Housing and Urban Development official William E. Wilkins, Director of the Illinois Office of Public Housing along with other state and local elected officials.


The Illinois House of Representatives in House Resolution HR0053,  introduced by Sam YinglingState Representative 62nd District, congratulated Northern on this achievement.


After being presented the award, Northern commented “It is truly a great honor to be recognized for our service to the community.  I consider it a privilege to be able to provide housing opportunities, education, and increased self-sufficiency to our clients.”


In June 2014, Northern was selected as one of 50 seasoned executives throughout the United States and abroad to participate in the NeighborWorks® Achieving Excellence Program, conducted in collaboration with Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.


About LCHA: The Lake County Housing Authority is one of the leading housing authorities in Illinois.  Established in 1946, it provides housing and housing related services for over 13,000 citizens of Lake County.  To learn more about the Lake County Housing Authority, please visit our webpage at www.lakecountyha.org.


David A. Northern, Sr. Executive Director/CEO Honored by U.S. and Illinois House of Representatives

Congratulations are in order once again to our own David A. Northern, Sr., Executive Director and CEO! After being named 2015 Most Influential African American in Lake County, David was honored and congratulated by the Illinois House of Representatives in House Resolution HR0053, introduced by Rep. Sam Yingling. He was also congratulated and honored on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Robert Dold. 

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Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Family Waiting Lists Closed on January 1, 2010.

Public Notice: Waiting Lists Closed January 1, 2010


We will continue to accept applications for our Public Housing Senior and/or Disabled Units.

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