The Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance in partnership with Cook County Department of Planning and Development/ Bureau of Economic Development invites you to attend a fair housing workshop.The training is designed for municipal staff , housing and land use professionals. Topics to be covered include: affirmatively furthering fair housing; new Cook County compliance requirements and fair housing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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:
We’re helping the Cook County Land Bank share some valuable news:
The homeowner giveaway acted as the launch of the Homebuyer Direct Program, which enables the CCLBA to sell directly to prospective homeowners. Please click here to view eligible properties and to apply for the home of your dreams!
The CCLBA has issued a […]
Distinguished business and government leaders recently launched the Chicago Regional Growth Corporation (CRGC), a regional economic development organization that drives collaboration among public and private partners in order to generate inclusive growth and prosperity across northeastern Illinois.
CRGC will provide a platform for collaboration and prioritize, align and manage the region’s economic […]