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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

Alerts (Affordable Chicago)

Severe Alert Apr 19, 2017 Jumping Jack Program Application Now Available!

Most Recent News (Affordable Chicago)

Apr 27,2017 Chicago City Markets Open For The Summer Season on Thursday, May 11, at Daley Plaza and Sunday, May 14, at Maxwell Street Market
Apr 27,2017 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance to Include a New SummerDance Celebration in Millennium Park on August 26 and a Citywide Footwork and Steppin' Dance-Off
Apr 21,2017 The 39th Annual Chicago Jazz Fesitval Announces Centennial Celebrations For Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center August 31 – September 3
Apr 20,2017 Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season with Opening Celebration Saturday, May 20
Apr 17,2017 Millennium Park Summer Film Series Lineup Features Its First Spanish-Language Film and First Daytime Film

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Services

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Supporting Information

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