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Home Owners

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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.

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High Alert Jun 15, 2017 Pet Summer Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Most Recent News (Home Owners)

Sep 13,2017 Mayor Emanuel and the Department of Buildings Announce a 20% Increase in Single-Family Home Renovation Permits Issued in 2017
Aug 25,2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Pilot Initiative To Generate New Affordable Housing Options In Gentrifying Neighborhoods
Jul 26,2017 Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Department of Buildings Introduce Update To Chicago Electrical Code To Support Sustainability, Safety And Savings For Residents
Jun 07,2017 The City of Chicago Reminds Residents Window Safeguards Are Vital To Child Safety
May 01,2017 Department of Buildings Stresses Importance of Building Code Officials During Building Safety Month

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