An important part of Bickerdike’s mission is advocating for equitable allocation of resources. We collaborate with stakeholders and other organizations to meet the needs of our residents and the community.



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We serve as a delegate agency for the City of Chicago’s Technical Assistance Community Program (TACOM).

TACOM is a FREE program that provides technical assistance to residents, tenants, and landlords.


Through this program, we provide information on the following:

  • Referrals to community programs, services, and training opportunities
  • Housing referrals
  • Troubled building referrals
  • Property tax assistance
  • Technical assistance for landlords and tenants
  • Homeownership assistance
  • Foreclosure prevention referrals
  • In-person Spanish translation assistance
  • Referrals to resources for seniors
  • Improving the quality of affordable rental housing
  • Maintenance of property to prevent deterioration and avoid code violations


We also serve as a delegate agency for the City’s Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS) program.  We provide small-scale improvements and repairs to hundreds of households to make them more accessible and energy-efficient for our communities’ seniors.


For more information, use our Contact Us form and share a brief description of the type of service needed. You can also call us at 773.278.5669.


You can also pick up a form for the TACOM program at our Bickerdike Apartments office at 2556 W. North Avenue.