Housing Opportunities for Women is a community based non-profit supportive housing provider in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. This existing 3-story masonry building accommodates 25 affordable and market rate units. The rehabilitation meets Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) and Class 9 requirements and includes extensive exterior work as well as selected interior work. A new accessible route to an accessible ground floor unit, rental office and laundry and features to provide increased safety for the tenants are incorporated into the cost effective design. Construction to be completed in Spring of 2009 (Take a look at newly uploaded construction photographs). A myriad of volunteer work days and spirited involvement by Americorps and Cityyear youth have helped made this effort possible.