HACC

To provide adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discriminaiton throughout suburban Cook County

Board of Directors

Richard J. Monocchio

Executive Director

Richard J. Monocchio has dedicated his professional career to public service for nearly 25 years. He began his housing career under the Clinton Administration, serving in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Prior to that, he served as senior advisor to the late U.S. Rep. George E. Sangmeister. ... Read More
Richard J. Monocchio has dedicated his professional career to public service for nearly 25 years. He began his housing career under the Clinton Administration, serving in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Prior to that, he served as senior advisor to the late U.S. Rep. George E. Sangmeister. Known for his ability to get things done, he served in several city government capacities as Buildings Commissioner, Aviation Chief of Staff, and First Deputy Housing Commissioner for the City of Chicago under the Daley Administration. In 2011, Monocchio was appointed Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Cook County, continues to be an advocate for safe, affordable housing. The Housing Authority of Cook County is a $120M Agency, the second largest housing authority in Illinois. The Agency is credited for transforming its portfolio with multi-million dollar improvements and renovations of the Authority’s 23 housing developments located in suburban communities throughout Cook County. These quality of life improvements have led to more than 2,100 owned units, with more than 13,000 families served under the rental assistance programs. Under Mr. Monocchio’s leadership, dozens of recreational, educational and vocational programs have been implemented to connect people, opportunities, and communities, ultimately helping residents achieve a better quality of life. The Agency recently implemented the first Smoke Free policy throughout all of its housing sites – the largest and most comprehensive in Illinois. The Agency has also introduced a scholarship program available to its residents to encourage higher learning and career opportunities. Monocchio is affiliated with numerous civic and community organizations. He serves on the Cook County Workforce Board, and was most recently appointed as a Board Member to the non-profit Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, CEDA. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and has two sons, Nathanial and Nicholas.

Hipolito Paul Roldan

Chair

Wendy Walker Williams

Vice Chair

Polly Kuehl

Commissioner

Denise Jordan Walker

Commissioner

Saul Klibanow

Commissioner

Nilda Soler

Commissioner

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Housing Specialist

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Assistant Director of Project Development

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Financial Analyst – HCV Accounting

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