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The Department of Housing provides assistance for singles, working families, seniors, first-time home buyers and renters. Its initiatives also serve owners needing repairs, rehab and tax relief, as well as developers seeking new housing opportunities in Chicago neighborhoods.

Phone: 312.744.4190

Address: 121 N LaSalle St, 10th Floor | Chicago, IL 60602  

Affordable Requirements Ordinance

The City of Chicago's Affordable Requirements Ordinance requires residential developments that receive city financial assistance or involve city-owned land to provide a percentage of units at affordable prices.

Mortgage Assistance

Programs to assist potential homeowners and existing homeowners with their mortgage.

Green Bungalow 

Preserve your historic bungalow.

Roof, Porch and Emergency Heating 

Formerly EHAP, The Roof and Porch Repair Program and the Emergency Heating Repair Program help homeowners make improvements to their homes.

Home Buyer Programs

The City has several programs to assist in the purchase of 1 to 4 unit residential properties in Chicago.

Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS)

Formerly known as H-RAIL, provides safety, security and accessibility improvements that help senior citizens to remain in their homes.

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