CHA to distribute 5,000 coats to families, children at 15th annual Operation Warm

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Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is partnering with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 15th year to give away 5,000 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.


Distribution will be from 9 a.m. to 2p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at the UIC Forum, (725 W. Roosevelt Road), to CHA families who pre-registered to receive coats. There will also be a resource fair with 24organizations offering services and giveaways. There will be a speaking program at 10:15a.m.



The CHA’s vision is to foster strong, vibrant communities throughout Chicago by increasing affordable housing choices for low-income families. The CHA is also the largest rental housing owner in the City of Chicago. It serves more than 133,000 people in 63,000 households across the city through our Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, and Project-Based Voucher programs. For more information, visit


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