Breaking Ground is a leading builder of scattered-site affordable homes in Chicago. We build affordable single- and multi-family energy-efficient homes. Since 1996 we have built over 75 homes, comprising of nearly 100 total units.
Gentrification is the economic eviction of low-income residents as their neighborhood develops. Over 50% of residents in the North Lawndale are renters. Breaking Ground gives people the opportunity to own a home in their own neighborhood
Providing Employment and Training Opportunities
Breaking Ground has worked on new home projects with the following partners:
- Bethel New Life
- Rebirth of Englewood
- West Humboldt Park Development Corporation
Below is an interactive map of all the Breaking Ground homes has built: