South Loop Apartments

Chicago, IL

1521 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL, 60605

Phone: 312-239-3218 TTY: 800-877-8973 or 711
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Currently Accepting Applications

About South Loop Apartments

  • Property Type: Supportive
  • Units: 207

South Loop Apartments was Mercy Housing first ground-up development in Chicago and was completed in 2000. The nine-story building combines 207 affordable single room occupancy apartments with a community-based job training and employment center. The property also features case management services working in partnership with residents to identify skills and abilities that promote personal growth and healthy, independent lifestyles.

Amenities and Services

  • Community-based job training and employment center
  • Computer learning lab
  • Presentation and lecture hall
  • Employment resource library
  • Case management and referral services
  • Tenant Leadership Program
  • Community kitchen
  • 1,400 square-foot outdoor garden and a rooftop garden
  • On-site laundry facilities


  • 207 SRO units
  • 5 units are set aside for people with HIV/AIDS
  • Completed in 2000
  • Architect: Dennis Langley, Weese Langley Weese Architects

Effectiveness of Programs

2048 Services Delivered in 2018
166 People Served in 2018

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