We just finished providing free weatherization assistance to 43 income-challenged homeowners in Lansing and Park Forest. Now, if you live in Chicago Heights it’s your turn to benefit. Through a grant from the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development Habitat and local contractors will soon begin implementing the Urban Weatherization Initiative in […]
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As part of Cook County’s commitment to Fair Housing Month this April, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced an on-going partnership with Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs (HHCSS) to acquire and rehabilitate foreclosed properties. Read the complete story: http://blog.cookcountyil.gov/economicdevelopment/2012/04/16/preckwinkle-and-habitat-for-humanity-join-hands-to-rebuild-communities/
Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez and Cook County Housing Authority Executive Director Rich Monocchio were featured on WBEZ’s (91.5FM) Eight Forty-Eight morning radio program, where the two discussed approaches to demolition of vacant properties in their respective communities. The station’s recognition of this major blight on both the City of Chicago and Chicago Heights underscores […]