Three Programs Geared Towards Current and Perspective Home Owners This spring and summer saw the launch of three housing programs, aimed to assist home owners and buyers.

The Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA) is targeted towards low to moderate income homebuyers. The Program provides up to 5% of the purchase price as down payment assistance, […]

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The Cook County Board of Commissioners authorized acceptance of a three-year $2 million Lead Hazard Reduction Grant to remove lead-based paint from homes in specific high-risk suburban areas.

In accordance with requirements from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Cook County Department of Public Health and the Bureau of Economic Development […]

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The German American Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium to launch an innovative and historic exchange with a conference at Harper College, Palatine, Illinois on July 11, 2016. Over 70 persons attended the event which represented the first stop in the “roadshow” focused on metalworking technology that also included stops in […]

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Growth Zones

On July 19, 2016 By

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected officials, have launched an unprecedented effort to generate new industrial investment in Chicagoland neighborhoods. The Industrial Growth Zones program will accelerate neighborhood development in seven designated areas over the next three years by removing longstanding hurdles to development and providing a […]

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The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) on July 7th  cut the ribbon at the Jane R. Pearlman Apartments to open two newly renovated high rise buildings, Jane R. Perlman and Victor Walchirk Apartments – both located in Evanston, Illinois.  The County’s HOME Investment Partnership Program, managed by the Bureau of Economic Development, helped fund […]

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Application Supported by Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC)


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AI, Inc. receives $4 million grant to fund Strengthening Working Families in the Chicago Southland OAI, Inc. of Chicago has received a $3,999,981 grant from the U.S. Labor Department to help low- to middle- skilled parents access the affordable, […]

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Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) and German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest)

Host Transatlantic Cluster Conference on Metalworking on July 11th

Participating Manufacturers To Forge New Connections and Share Best Practices


The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) and the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest) […]

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We are writing to make you aware of several exciting RFP opportunities from Enterprise Community Partners. Please find information about all details below:

 Health Action Plan Pilot Grant Program Due June 22nd

·         With the release of the 2015 Enterprise Green Communities Criteria (the “2015 Criteria”), affordable housing development teams are […]

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Communities seek to acquire tax delinquent properties to return to productive use

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that many of the 37 taxing districts participating in Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program have started to receive their Certificates of Purchase.
The program […]

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On May 23, U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez met with members of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) at Catalyze Chicago, a co-working space and incubator for product entrepreneurs. Secretary Mendez met with representatives from CMMC to hear about their work to date and the importance of infrastructure and […]

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