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The Department of Community Development provides grants for home owners needing housing improvements and offers city-owned homes for sale and rehabilitation. The department also facilitate access and independent living for seniors and the disabled, and offers a variety of programs that help residents reduce property taxes, refinance their mortgages, and avoid foreclosure.

Alerts (Home Owners)

High Alert Jun 30, 2016 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Home Owners)

Jul 07,2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Tree Trimming Backlog Reduced By 80 Percent, On Track To Eliminate By Year’s End
Feb 10,2016 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance To Support Home Buyers And Strengthen Neighborhoods Across Chicago
Oct 20,2015 ‘Tis the Season to Unwrap the Holidays; City Looking for the Perfect Tree
Oct 19,2015 Department Of Streets and Sanitation To Coordinate Bagged Leaf Collection This Fall
Jul 24,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 311 Enhancements To Boost Services For Veterans

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