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Affordable Chicago

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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)

Jan 07,2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins Community at The 606 for Unveiling of Turning Sky and Second-Annual Walk with Light event
Dec 20,2016 Chicago Cultural Center to Host Free Family Performances as Part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival January 20–22, 2017
Dec 13,2016 Fourth Annual “OnEdge” Series Spotlights Genre-Defying Experimental Live Performance
Dec 07,2016 Juicebox offers Free Family Fun in 2017 at the Chicago Cultural Center and Garfield Park Conservatory
Nov 09,2016 Stomp, Rudolph and Santa to Headline Chicago’s Christmas Tree Lighting

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Services

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Supporting Information

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