Government Programs & Regulations

City of Chicago

Department of Housing and Economic Development

Housing assistance programs, zoning ordinance administration, housing programs, historic preservation and economic development issues
www.cityofchicago.org

Department of Buildings

Information about the permitting and inspection process
www.cityofchicago.org

Cook County

Assessor’s Office

Appeal filing, property search, appeals window closing dates and other information
www.cookcountyassessor.com

Board of Review

Property tax appeals, deadlines, and statistics

www.cookcountyboardofreview.com

Property Tax Portal

Consolidated tax information from the Cook County Assessor’s Office, the Board of Review, the Clerk’s Office, the Recorder of Deeds, and the Treasurer’s Office

www.cookcountypropertyinfo.com

Building and Zoning

Rules and regulations governing the construction, alteration, demolition or relocation of all buildings and structures within zoned districts of unincorporated Cook County
www.cookcountygov.com

 

Illinois Housing Development Authority

General Information

Information for renters, multifamily developers and property managers
www.ihda.org

Multifamily Programs

Financing options for public, private and nonprofit developers to build and rehabilitate affordable multifamily developments
www.ihda.org/developer

Affordable Renting

Help finding and apartment, rental assistance and other tenant resources
www.ihda.org/renter

 

HUD

Preservation Portal

General information about HUD programs
www.portal.hud.gov

Multifamily Housing

HUD Multifamily housing programs
www.portal.hud.gov

 

CHA

Property Rental Assistance Program

General information about CHA programs
www.thecha.org

Housing Choice Voucher Program

CHA Multifamily housing programs
www.thecha.org