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The Department of Housing and Economic Development promotes affordable, for-sale and rental housing in communities citywide, provides financial assistance for housing improvements, 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. It also helps locate for-sale and and rental homes for residents needing housing assistance.

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High Alert Jul 30, 2014 Know Before You Swipe! Paying for a Cab with a Credit or Debit Card

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Nov 25,2014 Summary of the Board's October and November Activity
Nov 25,2013 Mayor Emanuel And Vice President Biden Celebrate Chicago's First New Domestic Violence Shelter In More Than A Decade
May 28,2013 Ald. Ray Suarez (31st), City Agencies to Co-host Housing Resource Fair on June 8
Oct 25,2012 Heating Assistance Program Starts Nov. 1
Aug 01,2012 New Start Date Announced for Roof and Porch Repair Program

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