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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)

May 27,2015 60 Food Establishments Including 19 Newcomers Join 35th Annual Taste of Chicago Food Lineup
May 18,2015 Millennium Park Hosts Free Summer Workouts
May 15,2015 Millennium Park Announces 3rd Annual Summer Film Series
May 12,2015 City of Chicago Announces Music Lineup for 35th Annual Taste of Chicago—The World’s Largest Free Admission Food Festival
May 08,2015 Respect. Honor. Remember.

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Services

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Supporting Information

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