The Department of Housing and Economic Development promotes affordable, for-sale and rental housing in communities citywide, provides financial assistance for housing improvements, facilitate access and independent living for seniors and the disabled, and offers a variety of programs that help residents reduce property taxes, refinance their mortgages, and avoid foreclosure. It also helps locate for-sale and and rental homes for residents needing housing assistance.
|Jan 09,2017||Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Pilot Program to Develop Vacant Homes in Areas in Need of Investment and Jobs|
|May 31,2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Elks National Service Commission Grant To Support Chicago In Addressing Veterans Homelessness|
|May 23,2016||Mayor Emanuel And Alderman O’Shea Launch Operation Help-A-Hero To Support Formerly Homeless Veterans Citywide|
|Mar 21,2016||Mayor Emanuel Invites All to Chicago Residents Service Fairs|
|Feb 10,2016||Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance To Support Home Buyers And Strengthen Neighborhoods Across Chicago|