Where does President Barack Obama live? The 44th President of the United States took up residency in the White House in January 2008 to begin his four year term. The Executive Residence of the White House is the home of the President of the United States and the First Family. The Executive Residence primarily occupies three floors, the secone floor contains the private living apartments of the president and first family. The private living quarters include the Yellow Oval Room, Treaty Room, President's Dining Room, Lincoln Bedroom, Lincoln Sitting Room, Queens' Bedroom, Queens' Sitting Room, Central Hall, East Sitting Hall, West Sitting Hall, and the Truman Balcony. The third floor contains guest rooms, a solarium, and recreation rooms for the first family.
President and Mrs. Obama purchased a home in Kenwood, Illinois in Chicago in August 2000. The Obamas visit their Chicago home as the presidential schedule allows. The Obama home is 6,400 square feet with six bedrooms, six bathrooms, mahogany bookshelves, a granite kitchen floor, and wine cellar.