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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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High Alert Nov 18, 2016 AS WINTER CHILL TAKES HOLD, CITY DEPARTMENTS REMIND RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS DURING COLD WEATHER

Most Recent News (Renters)

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
Oct 06,2014 Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Department of Buildings Remind Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
Aug 08,2014 DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th
May 09,2014 Department of Buildings Reminds Residents of Porch Safety

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