Author: Melani Kaplan

HODC Receives Grant to Make Improvements on Evanston Building

HODC is honored to have been selected as one of 27 recipients for a grant from Rebuild Illinois for our Brummel Apts in Evanston. These funds, awarded under the new Limited Rehabilitation Preservation Program administered by Governor JB Pritzker and

In Tribute to Former Board Members

Kathryn (“Kitty”) Cole We honor the life and legacy of Kitty Cole, former HODC board president and champion of Housing Opportunity Development Corporation, who passed away on June 12, 2022. During Kitty’s time as a member of HODC’s board of

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HODC’s 2021 Annual Report

See what HODC has accomplished during the last year in our 2021 Annual Report. With the support of our dedicated board, donors, and other partners, we continue to make a affordable housing a reality for our tenants. HODC thanks all

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HODC Cuts the Ribbon!

On May 20, 2022, HODC celebrated our new permanent home in Skokie and Affordable Housing Awareness Month. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony featured special guest George Van Dusen, Mayor of Skokie, and was emceed by Howard Meyer, President and CEO of

HODC Board Gets A Tour

On Saturday, October 2nd, members of HODC’s board of directors toured some properties owned and managed by HODC. Executive director, Richard Koenig, served as chauffer and tour guide. HODC’s board members are dedicated volunteers who give their time and expertise.

Another Cleland Place Update with Richard

HODC’s newest development, Cleland Place in Wilmette, is almost done! Go behind the scenes with Richard Koenig to see what a completed apartment looks like. Cleland Place will offer 16 affordable apartments for people with low incomes. The application period

Cleland Place Update with Richard

Cleland Place, HODC’s newest affordable housing development in Wilmette, is getting closer to being ready for people to move in! Applications for tenants are being processed and a ribbon cutting is being planned for late August.

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Spruce Village Ribbon Cutting on 11/10/2020

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM, HODC will celebrate the completion of construction on it’s newest building, Spruce Village at 560 Spruce Drive, Palatine, IL 60074. Join HODC’s executive director, Richard Koenig, Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz, and other

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Virtual Groundbreaking in Evanston Scheduled

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 3:30 PM You can celebrate with HODC by watching the groundbreaking as it is live-streamed online on the HODC Facebook page! HODC’s executive director, Richard Koenig (HODC) will celebrate HODC’s exciting new project with Robin

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Transformation Instills Hope and Dignity in Evanston

This year, Designs for Dignity selected HODC as a recipient for an Impact Grant to make over the library room at Claridge. Designs for Dignity transforms non-profit environments through pro bono design services and in-kind donations. HODC’s Claridge Apartments provides

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