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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)

Jun 26,2015 17th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Celebrates Diverse International Musicians September 11-22
Jun 24,2015 35th Annual Taste of Chicago Food and Entertainment Line-Ups Reflect Chicago’s Vibrant Culinary and Music Scenes
Jun 12,2015 Millennium Park Summer Exhibitions Showcase the work of French Artist Jean-Luc Mylayne, Spanish Sculptor Jaume Plensa, Photographers, Architects—and Disability Advocates
Jun 05,2015 Chicago Legend Buddy Guy will headline 32nd Annual Chicago Blues Festival
Jun 03,2015 19th Annual Chicago Summerdance – Jump, Swing & Step to the Beat Downtown and In The Parks

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Services

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Supporting Information

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