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Affordable SRO housing for 55 and older

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At the Friendly Towers our goals are to:


  • Provide pleasant and affordable living for low income older adults.
  • Maximize residents' independence in their living environment.
  • Enhance each resident’s physical, emotional and spiritual quality of life.

  • Inter-generational living
  • Easy walking distance to grocery stores
  • Blocks from the lake
  • 24 hr lobby receptionist
  • Close to buses and "L" train
  • Supportive services available
  • Bike path, walking track and bird sanctuary nearby
  • Smoke-free property

We are a Single Room Occupancy on the top 3 floors of a vintage hotel located three blocks from beautiful Lake Michigan. Learn more about our SRO units and pricing.


Rent includes a furnished room with a private bathroom. In addition we offer activities, help securing supportive services, and more at no additional cost.


Our wide range of activities and our shared inter-generational living arrangement make this a unique place to live. We offer very affordable housing in the heart of Uptown Chicago.


Applicants must be 55 years or older and have a steady monthly income.

Download our application form now and contact us to schedule a tour and an interview.

Please Note: There is an $80 processing fee for all applications. The fee must be paid before the application will be processed.

Apply for housing here