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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)

Low Alert Aug 21, 2014 Intake process for DPD’s 2015 Roof/Porch Assistance Program begins September 4, 2014

Most Recent News (Home Owners)

Nov 15,2014 As Winter Chill Takes Hold, Mayor Emanuel Joins City Departments to Remind Residents To Take Precautions During Cold Weather
Nov 05,2014 City Council Approves Ordinance To Strengthen Law, Encourage Landlords To Install Smoke, Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Oct 06,2014 Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Department of Buildings Remind Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
Sep 08,2014 The Search Begins For Chicago's 2014 Christmas Tree
Aug 08,2014 DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th

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