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Affordable Chicago

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The Mayor is committed to providing programs and services to help keep Chicago affordable. This page includes resources from various city departments for you and your family.

The content links below provide City News, Alerts, Services, and Supporting Information about Chicago's efforts to increase affordability for our residents and visitors.  You will also find information about Chicago's three groundbreaking housing plans that represent different steps on the housing ladder - from homelessness all the way to home ownership.

Listed below are just a few of the City's Departments partnering to offer programs and services to citizens that increase affordability.

Department of Family & Support Services

Emergency Services and Shelter

Crisis Intervention

Department of Public Health

Free Clinics and Free Health Services

Health Education and Prevention

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

Housing Programs / Modifications

Services for People with Disabilities

Department of Finance

Tax Services

Financial Hardship

Department of Planning & Development

Housing Services

Help for Homebuyers

Historic Preservation

Sustainable Development

 

Chicago offers many free events, tours and attractions for all ages.  Click on the links below to see what's happening now.

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Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Free Events

Free Tours

Free Attractions

Most Recent News (Affordable Chicago)

Jul 26,2016 For the Eighth Year in a Row, the Chicago Jazz Festival is Proud to Present The Chicago Community Trust Jazz On The Rooftop Stage
Jun 27,2016 Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen Hosts Cooking Demonstrations by Celebrity Chefs and Others at Taste Of Chicago, July 6-10
Jun 27,2016 “Food For Thought” at Taste of Chicago
Jun 15,2016 The 58th Annual Chicago Air And Water Show – August 20 & 21
Jun 15,2016 Paul Catanese: Visible From Space

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Services

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Supporting Information

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