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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)

Aug 19,2014 Juicebox and Wired Fridays Return to the Chicago Cultural Center on October 3
Aug 19,2014 From Sculpture to 50 Years of Film, from Chicago to Berlin, DCASE Fall/Winter Exhibitions are Free for all
Aug 19,2014 The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces its Fall Theater and Dance Schedule
Aug 13,2014 City of Chicago to Honor Lou Conte, Richard Hunt, Ramsey Lewis, Lois Weisberg, The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University at Inaugural Fifth Star Awards, Sept. 17 at Millennium Park
Jul 31,2014 16th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Returns September 11-21

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Services

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Supporting Information

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