Habitat Chicago partners with subcontractors on the majority of our home projects in the following trades: Excavation, Water & Sewer, Concrete, Roofing, Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Gutters, Structural Steel, Masonry, Steel Fencing, and Insulation. We actively seek bids from qualified contractors at various times throughout the year. Bid Notifications will be listed on the website. Thank you for your consideration of our projects located in Chicago, Illinois. 


Current Bid Opportunities 

Notification: June 3rd, 2019 

Bid Due: June 10th, 2019


Project Locations: 

  • 12028 S Emerald Ave, Chicago, IL 60628

  • 12030 S Emerald Ave, Chicago, IL 60628

  • 12034 S Emerald Ave, Chicago, IL 60628

  • 12036 S Emerald Ave, Chicago, IL 60628


Description: This project is four, new construction, single family homes. Habitat Chicago is looking for qualified companies to bid on the following types of work: 

  • Excavation

  • Water & Sewer

  • Concrete

  • Plumbing

  • Electrical 

  • HVAC

  • Roofing

  • Gutters

  • Insulation

  • Drywall 


Contact: Kelly Scocchera (312-563-0296 x20) or ( for bid materials. Bids are to be submitted to Habitat Chicago by 5:00 PM on the due date (see above). 


Project Start: This project (4 homes total) will be built in 2 phases. 12028 and 12030 Emerald foundation work will begin ASAP in June, 2019. 12034 and 12036 Emerald foundation work will begin in August, 2019. All other work to follow. See bid package for the tentative contractor schedule.


Requirements: All subcontractors doing work for Habitat Chicago must have general liability insurance. All subcontractors with employees must also have workers’ compensation insurance. See “Subcontractor Procedure Manual” for all requirements.


Comments: If you have questions regarding the Project Specification or what to include in your bid after viewing the bid documents, please contact the Project Manager, Kelly Scocchera at 312-563-0296 x20. 


Submittal: Bids may be mailed (Attn: Kelly Scocchera), faxed (312-563-0297), or emailed (



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