Mission

Since 1999 Breaking Ground has provided thoughtful and practical general contracting services to low income communities in Chicago.  Our mission is to increase home ownership throughout the city of Chicago by building high quality affordable homes that help financially and…

Affordable Homes

Breaking Ground’s Affordable Home Program help low-to-moderate income individuals and families become homeowners.  Since 1999 we have built over 75 homes consisting of nearly 100 individual units.  Affordable home opportunities are provided by the following Breaking Ground Programs: New Construction —…

History

Breaking Ground is located in Chicago’s west side neighborhood of North Lawndale. Over the years Breaking Ground has taken many shapes, at times serving as a manufacturing center for the North Lawndale neighborhood and at others as a training facility…