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Regional Housing Initiative: McHenry County


This post is part of a 2012 list of properties around the region that are supported by the Regional Housing InitiativeThis program is no longer accepting applications and this information is presented for archival purposes only. For more information, see Regional Housing Initiative.

Woodstock Commons, Woodstock

Woodstock Commons, located in McHenry County, is a beautiful new development with one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, a heated pool, tennis courts, and a business center. The neighborhood contains local shopping, entertainment, and employment opportunities within walking distance; the nearby Metra and Pace buses make transit convenient; and local schools are quality.

Congress Park Apartments, Crystal Lake

Congress Park Apartments is currently under construction but is set to be a beautiful 60-unit development in a central part of Crystal Lake. The development will be complete with a pool, volleyball courts, a business center, and an exercise center. The site is within 1 mile of the Crystal Lake Metra Station and an assortment of other amenities.


  1. 1. LaTanya Noel from joliet,il on April 5, 2012

    how long after turning in your application will it take to be approved. How soon after that can a person move.

  2. 2. Breann on April 6, 2012

    Hi LaTanya and others,

    After you submit your application, you should receive a call within 2 weeks to confirm. If you do not hear from us, please call 1-866-386-1123.

    As far as how long it takes to move, that largely depends on when vacancies come available that fit your bedroom size needs and we cannot predict that at the moment.

    Thank you and please reach out if you have any other concerns.

  3. 3. Michelle on April 6, 2012


    Can you tell me if Woodstock Commons in operations now, and is there available now.

  4. 4. Breann on April 11, 2012

    Hi Michelle- Woodstock Commons is up and running now. We will contact you when a unit is available that fits your needs. Please submit an application ASAP to secure a spot on the regional waiting list. Thanks!

  5. 5. Pamela Herd from Oa.k Park IL on April 11, 2012

    hi my name is pamela i contacted your office to see if you received,my application,no one anwsers,nor returns your calls so how do you contact you or know if you received the application.

  6. 6. Breann on April 12, 2012

    Hi Pamela, Sorry to hear that. Please try this #: 1-866-386-1123. I will email you also so we can get final word on your application status. Thanks!

  7. 7. Pamela Herd from Oak Park IL. on April 12, 2012

    Hi Breann your response is greatliy appreciated

  8. 8. UniqueG. from Appleton, Wi on April 16, 2012

    Hi Breann, I want to know if I apply for one of these housing project, do I get removed from the current wait list Im on for Sec 8 in Waukegan? If so, I wont be able to move with this property? Meaning I have to stay there to keep the subsidy!?

  9. 9. Pamela Herd from Oak Park Il on April 19, 2012

    Hi Breann I call the i-866-386-1123 and left a message, I still have not recieved any status on my application I never received your e-mail,Pamela Herd 708 714-4250.

  10. 10. michelle davis on June 28, 2012

    Hello my name is michelle. Is the waiting list still open? How can i apply?

  11. 11. Stacy Johnson from Chicago on February 18, 2013

    Hi I'm trying to get out of the city my kids are in danger were in danger a gang member climed on top of my sons roof to get in there's shootings they hang in front in my yard and I call the cops I get threatened can you please help me get out of here ASAP I been on a waiting listb2yrs

  12. 12. Terisa eubanks on March 12, 2013

    Hello, I applied through HACC in Chicago. Me and my daughter have been homeless since Sept of 2012. We be staying here and there. Do you have any occupancies? In need of a 2 bedroom. If no 2 bedrooms available will uumake do with 1 til a 2 come open. Have chronic

  13. 13. laytonya reed from Woodstock comments on February 6, 2014

    I would love to apply for your beautiful unit can you please contact me I would love to be contact when it open I would love application

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