Hyde Park Disabled Adults Residential Enterprises, Inc.

Welcome to DARE!

What We Do

DARE is a nonprofit community organization offering accessible apartments for adults with disabilities.

Where We Are

The DARE building is located at 1616 East 55th Street, in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.

Our History

Founded in 1986, DARE plays a key role in the diversity that makes Hyde Park a great place to live.

DARE BuildingDARE Building on 55th Street and Cornell DARE Residents Blue Heaven Image


Are you looking for housing?
D.A.R.E. is opening its Waitlist.
Independent living for adults with disabilities.

The Waitlist will be officially open on Monday, April 17, 2023, and will close promptly on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 4:00pm.

The following documents contain waitlist applications and additional information:

  1. Pre-Application for Waitlist
  2. Prospect Waitlist Addendum
  3. DARE Flyer for Waitlist Application
  4. DARE Brochure

HUD requires the pre-application and prospect forms to be printed out and signed in ink by the applicant, then hand-delivered to the DARE office (no email or fax accepted). Please call for an appointment to return the completed forms.

Disabled Adult Residential Enterprises
1616 E. 55th St.
Chicago IL 60615


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