Growing A Community's Future, One Flower At A Time"It takes teamwork to maintain a garden. It's like a baby. It takes a family, it takes a community to build. So that's what we're trying to do."
New Housing Plan In Communities Still Recovering From Great RecessionTen years after the housing crisis, the city of Chicago is pumping millions into a new affordable housing program.
Chicago's Large Lots Program Offers Vacant Lots For $1The $1 lots are part of the city’s Large Lots Program, where people living on the block can buy vacant lots, provided they’ve paid all of their city bills.
City Expands $1 Vacant Lot Purchase ProgramThe program offers vacant lots to homeowners and community groups for $1 per lot. Applicants can use the lots to expand existing yards, or even build a new home or addition.