Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Board of Commissioners this week accepted annual grant awards from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support vital infrastructure, community services and economic development activities in Cook County.   View full release. This funding, pending HUD approval, will be used for […]

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We’re helping get the word out!   The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is looking for a qualified contractor to provide property inspection services for single-family residential properties (1-4 Units). Bids will be accepted starting July 2nd, and will close on July 31st at 11:59 PM CST.   Please click here […]

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Beginning on April 1, 2018, Metro Chicago Exports is now a part of a new economic development organization – the Chicago Regional Growth Corporation (CRGC). In an effort to serve our region’s businesses better, Metro Chicago Exports has instituted a new process for export assistance in 2018.   If your business is interested […]

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The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) was joined by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Congressman Bobby Rush, Joseph P. Galvan, HUD Midwest Regional Administrator, Mayor John A. Ostenburg of Park Forest, IL and Audra Hamernik, ED of IHDA to announce ongoing plans to improve affordable housing infrastructure in four communities of low-income housing […]

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          Thursday, May 10, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. Malcolm X College  – Conference Center 1900 W. Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL 60612 Register on-line at: https://cc-mr-workforce.eventbrite.com Download our flyer

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  View our video of the event.   On Saturday April 28, 2018, National Rebuilding together Day brought dozens of Cook County employees together who volunteered their time to help repair two homes in west suburban Bellwood. It was the County’s 27th consecutive year of participation in the event, also known as “Rebuilding Together.” […]

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  The winners of the 2017 Chicago Innovation Awards joined President Preckwinkle on February 20 for a round table discussion about their innovations and the positive impact they could have for the County and our region.  In our photo, President Preckwinkle is surrounded by the award winners, along with Howard Males, Board Member, […]

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Chicago, IL – Metro Chicago Exports and Cook County announce the launch of the ExporTech, a nationally recognized program to help small- and mid-sized manufacturers in Chicago’s Southland boost their sales through exports.   “Cook County is introducing the ExporTech program in Chicago’s Southland because it represents a tested method to spur economic growth […]

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Cook County has received a Bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. This designation recognizes Cook County for taking bold steps to encourage solar energy growth and remove obstacles to solar development.   SolSmart is led […]

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Cook County Application Workshops for 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs   Application workshops for the 2018 CDBG and ESG applications will be held on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, at 69 W. Washington, Chicago, IL, on the 17th Floor. The workshop times are as follows:   * […]

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