Lead Information: Lead from paint, dust, and soil can be dangerous if it is not managed properly. Protect your family from lead in your home. For more information: http://www.epa.gov/lead/index.html
New Home Buyer Information: If you are buying an apartment building and need to evaluate its condition, determine what work may be needed, and how much that work may cost. CIC also offers adjustable rate mortgages and second mortgages. Please visit http://cicchicago.com for more information.
Class 9 Information: Class 9 is a real property classification that offers a reduction in assessments and taxes to developers who do major rehab on multifamily buildings. For more information, please visit http://cicchicago.com/htdocs/resources/class9.html
Smaller condominium associations Information: Lakeside Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization that offers new training programs for smaller condominium associations. The program will help you understand the different laws governing associations and ensure that your association operates using proper policies and procedures. For more information, please visit http://lakesidecdc.org/
Energy Saver Information: Energy is one of the least predictable operating costs in multi-family buildings and it is also one of the largest. It is difficult to budget and maintain building income when costs vary so much and are so unpredictable. Fortunately, there's a solution: Energy Efficiency. For more information, please visit http://www.cntenergy.org/ or http://www.cedaorg.net/www2/index.htm or http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/ or http://www.comedsmartideas.com/
Rental Subsidy Information: The rental subsidy program is intended to meet low-income families housing needs. Check out http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dcd/supp_info/chicago_low-incomehousingtrustfund0.html for more info.
Rental Property Information: Find rental properties for free at http://ihda.org/
Section 8 Information: Section 8 offers voucher programs for tenant- based as well as project-based. For more information, please visit http://www.thecha.org/pages/housing_choice_voucher_program/69.phpindex.asp
Homeless Prevention Information: The Homeless Prevention (HP) program provides rental, utility, and mortgage assistance to eligible individuals and families who are homeless. For more information, please visit http://www.heartlandalliance.org/whatwedo/our-programs/directory/homeless-prevention.html
Emergency Fund Information: The Emergency Fund provides immediate financial assistance to help low income Chicago area individuals and families through a crisis or transition. For more information, please visit http://www.emergencyfund.org/
Home Repair Information: The TIF-NIP program provides home repair grants for both single and multi-family residents. For more information, please visit http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dcd/supp_info/tax_increment_financing-neighborhoodimprovementprogramtif-nip.html