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Holsten Human Capital Development (HHCD) began in 1999 as a division of Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation to stabilize families and build strong communities. Since its inception in 1975, Holsten Real Estate has developed more than 5,000 units of affordable, market rate, mixed-income, and mixed use housing throughout the city making it one of Chicago’s foremost development companies. Working hand-in-hand with the development company, HHCD has provided social services to subsidized tenants and helped build strong surrounding communities. In addition to guiding over 600 eligible CHA residents through the screening and selection process for new housing, HHCD has expanded services to all of the company’s and surrounding communities’ low-income residents.

HHCD currently provides service coordination and case management services to nearly 1,000 low-income, families, individuals and seniors at six residential properties across Chicago, engaging a range of moderate and low-income households residing in subsidized housing. HHCD provides three core programs: Resident and Family Services, Workforce Development and Community Building. Through these three programs, multiple services address the key needs of clients with a focus on housing stability, self-sufficiency, senior services, youth services and community building.