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The Department of Planning and Development's housing initiatives provide assistance for singles, working families, seniors, first-time home buyers and renters. The initiatives also serve owners needing repairs, rehab and tax relief, and developers seeking new housing opportunities in local communities.


Most Recent News (Housing)

Jul 20, 2016 Mixed-Use Development Proposed Near Cottage Grove CTA Stop in Woodlawn
Jul 20, 2016 Land Sale Would Lead to New Home Development in Woodlawn
Jul 20, 2016 City Assistance Would Support Rehab of Southwest Side Senior Housing Complex
Jul 20, 2016 City Council Approves Plan to Preserve Carling SRO Hotel on the Near North Side
Jul 20, 2016 Multi-Family Housing Redevelopment Program Proposed for Northwest, Southwest Sides

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