Michael Jasso, Bureau chief for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, gave opening remarks at the recent 17th Annual Calumet Heritage Conference, on October 29th. The Calumet National Heritage Area is a bi-state initiative, extending from Chicago’s southeast side to the Indiana Dunes. Mr. Jasso serves on the Millennium Reserve Steering […]Continue Reading →
On September 29, joined by Senator Durbin and many residents, the ribbon was cut on Casa Heritage, a development to preserve 142 units of affordable rental housing in Melrose Park. Casa Heritage underwent a year-long rehabilitation of the 142 unit, seven two-story building complex containing a mixture of studio and one-bedroom units. The property will […]Continue Reading →
If you haven’t already joined us for Rain Ready community meetings, we hope you are able to join us this month at one of our evening meetings. Rain Ready is a program developed by the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT), to educate residents and businesses about ways to prevent homes and cities from flooding. Representatives […]Continue Reading →
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, […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →