The city issued $1,000 housing grants to 2,000 Chicagoans in April — but 83,000 applied. Those who missed out will be automatically considered for a $25 million pot of additional assistance for people affected by the pandemic.
By Fran Spielman Jul 27, 2020, 6:08pm CDT
Chicagoans who missed out on an early round of housing assistance will be automatically entered for a chance to receive a piece of a much larger pot of money. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times
Three months after unveiling a non-binding “Housing Solidarity Pledge” that appeased no one, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday showcased $33 million in relief for renters and property owners