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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)

Mar 24,2015 Chicago Legend Buddy Guy will headline 32nd Annual Chicago Blues Festival
Mar 18,2015 Lake FX Summit + Expo FREE Pre-Registration opens March 18 as Full Schedule is Announced
Mar 17,2015 37th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Announces Top Headliners
Feb 26,2015 Rediscover “The People’s Palace” at Spring Open House, March 6
Feb 12,2015 Lake FX Summit + Expo will convene top Creative Industry Leaders and Artistic Innovators

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Services

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Supporting Information

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