CAR Hosts Public Safety Town Hall with Mayor Lori Lightfoot

CAR Hosts Public Safety Town Hall with Mayor Lori Lightfoot Staff | April 15, 2022 As REALTORS®, we are integral

Chicago Department of Housing Announces South Shore Condo/Co-Op Preservation Fund Pilot

The Chicago Department of Housing (DOH) announced a new pilot preservation fund that targets vulnerable condo and co-op owners in

Your Winter Government Affairs Update

2022 CHICAGO BUDGET: REAL ESTATE HIGHLIGHTS & CONCERNS Mayor Lori Lightfoot presented her budget to City Council on September 20, 2021. The proposal contains $635 million to maintain and expand […]

‘The 77’ Tour of Chicago’s Neighborhoods

Tour many of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods through the eyes of our neighborhood experts on our Diversity Committee, The 77. They shared their favorite restaurants, landmarks, architecture and more; these are […]

Small Business Grants Open in Ashburn, Garfield Ridge, Greater Grand Crossing, Chatham and Avalon Park

City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development announced their Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF), which provides grants for up to 90% of building improvements costs, with a maximum grant […]

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Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

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Chicago REALTORS® Raise $1,040 For the Salvation Army’s Housing & Community Services

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, the CAR Foundation Trustees and other Chicago REALTOR® volunteers got together to volunteer at kettle locations across Chicago to raise money for the Salvation Army […]

Autumn 2021: Government Affairs Update

ALL EYES ON BUDGETS FOLLOWING SUMMER RECESS Most government bodies took a recess in August, including Chicago’s City Council and the Cook County Board of Commissioners, with plans to reconvene […]

Don’t Miss This Virtual Event Collab About Structural Integrity in Chicago

Have questions about the structural integrity of high rises and historical buildings in Chicago? We’ve collaborated with the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) to invite an expert panel of […]

Mayor Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Housing Announce Third Round of Rental Assistance Funding

This week, Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Housing announced they would be adding a third round of funding to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program totaling $79.8 million. This […]

City of Chicago Accepting Mortgage Assistance Grant Applications

The city of Chicago is currently accepting applications for its Mortgage Assistance Grants. This program provides grants to low- to moderate-income homeowners in Chicago who have been economically impacted by […]

Vote, Act, Invest: Your Voice Matters | Advocacy Month

May is Advocacy Month! We advocate for private property rights, pro-business and pro-growth legislation and more. Your voice and your participation strengthen our efforts. We have compiled all of the resources and tips to […]