In the spirit of volunteerism and
community partnership, Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago improves the homes and
neighborhoods of elderly, disabled and low income residents so that they may
continue to live in warmth, safety and comfort.
Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago was formed in 1991 to improve the declining
housing stock and neighborhoods in Chicago and Cook County. We serve existing
homeowners who, due to financial or physical limitations, have been unable to adequately
maintain their homes.
24 years, we have repaired over 1,500 homes and 200 nonprofit facilities in
partnership with communities, corporations, trade unions, and civic groups.
Our work is performed through an all volunteer labor force,
enabling us to provide home repair and rehabilitation services at no cost to
our low income clients. In addition to physical improvements, we provide
personal contact, increased understanding, and an opportunity to overcome
socioeconomic stereotypes. We have
found that our efforts often act as a catalyst for additional neighborhood
We are an affiliate of Rebuilding Together, Inc.,
the nation’s largest volunteer organization preserving and revitalizing
low income homes and communities.