Washington Courts

Chicago, IL

5424 W. Washington Ave.
Chicago, IL, 60644

Phone: (773) 921-8206 TTY: 800-877-8973 or 711
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

Waitlist Closed

About Washington Courts

  • Property Type: Family
  • Units: 103

Washington Courts features 101 affordable multifamily rental apartments for low-income families. This property is a historic four-story building located in Chicago’s Westside Austin neighborhood. Washington Courts was originally built in the 1920s and was acquired by Mercy Housing in 2006. The property features Resident Services for families including after-school programs, employment training and parental education. Washington Courts is conveniently located near public transportation with a variety of neighborhood services and amenities.

Amenities and Services

  • Community room
  • Case management & referral services
  • Employment training & education
  • Computer lab
  • After school homework help & academic support
  • Cultural enrichment programs & activities
  • Parental education program
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • Community garden space with youth urban gardening program


  • 101 units of housing for low-income families
  • 57 one-bedroom apartments, 58 two-bedroom apartments and 43 three-bedroom apartments
  • Acquired in 2006

Effectiveness of Programs

240 Total Services Delivered 2018
51 Total People Served 2018