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CTA Second Chance Program

CTA Second Chance Program

CTA Second Chance Program Do you have a barrier to employment that has kept you from working? Are you interested in a one-year paid full-time temporary opportunity? Do you reside within the City of Chicago, and are 18 years or older? If yes then join the CTA Second...

Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0 Now Open

Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0 Now Open for Applications The Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) has opened the newest application for Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0. This application will provide a one-time, $500 relief payment to up to 17,000 eligible...

47th/State and Michigan/Cermak SBIFs Open March 1, 2023

47th/State and Michigan/Cermak SBIFs Open March 1     The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and SomerCor will roll out the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) grant program for applications in the following TIF districts in March.   47th/State, Grand...

Free Senior Chore Services

Free Senior Chore Services

Chicagoans 60 and Over: Need help at home? Free chore services include Temporary home care assistance with cleaning, laundry, or self care tasks One-time deep cleaning, removing trash or clutter, or packing items Additional services may include lawn care, snow removal...

IHDA Mortgage Assistance Program

IHDA Mortgage Assistance Program

Are you behind on housing payments? Find out if you qualify for up to $60,000 in emergency mortgage assistance. Apply at IllinoisHousingHelp.org/ILHAF Get Help Submitting Your Application   Do you need help applying for the Illinois Emergency Homeowner Assistance Fund...

Greencorps Paid Employment with Training

Greencorps Paid Employment with Training

Greencorps Chicago is now recruiting for paid employment with training. Learn more at www.greencorpschicago.org or call 312-746-9777 for more information

Protect Your Vehicle

Protect Your Vehicle

The Chicago Police Department has provided these tips on how to protect your vehicle. Call 911 to report suspicious activity and stay alert! never leave your keys in the ignition, not even for a minute.  always lock your doors park in a secure garage or gated area...

Significant Winter Storm Ahead

Significant Winter Storm Ahead

There is a significant winter storm approaching, a blizzard is possible. Here are tips to keep your pipes from freezing and cold weather tips as well as a reminder that the Chicago Heat Ordinance mandates indoor temps for rental units (68°F during the day and 66°F at...

2023 Shared Cost Sidewalk Program Opens January 9, 2023

2023 Shared Cost Sidewalk Program Opens January 9, 2023

The Chicago Department of Transportation will open the 2023 Shared Cost Sidewalk Program to new applicants on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 6:00 a.m. Applications will be open until 10:00 pm that day. The Shared Cost Sidewalk Program provides homeowners the opportunity...