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The Department of Community Development promotes the development of affordable rental units and helps locate homes for renters needing housing assistance. The department also provides tenants with legal assistance in meeting their obligations and exercising their rights, as well as mediation to resolve disputes in an informal and non-adversarial manner under the city's Landloard and Tenant Ordinance.

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Sep 06,2017 Affordable Artist Residences Proposed For Washington Park
Sep 06,2017 LGBTQ-Friendly Affordable Housing Approved For Logan Square
Mar 29,2017 City Council Approved New Citywide Emergency Homeless Assessment And Response Center
Jan 27,2015 Mayor Emanuel, Department Of Buildings Publish Problem Landlords List
Jan 21,2015 Mayor Emanuel, City Council Approve Ordinance To Identify Irresponsible Residential Building Owners

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