Mayor Emanuel Releases First Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs

Plan Will Position Chicago Area as Economic Powerhouse in Global Economy and Chart Course for Job Creation and Development; World Business Chicago Led a Team of Stakeholders and Leaders in Designing the Plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel today released the first … Read More »

Mayor Emanuel Announces the Allocation of Funds From Allied Waste Settlement Will Support Minority and Women-Owne​d Businesses

Allocation Will Benefit All Chicagoans, Improve Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Opportunity Throughout the City Today, Mayor Emanuel announced the City’s plans for the $11 million received from a settlement of a dispute with Allied Waste Transportation, Inc. The entire … Read More »

Chicago Housing Authority Launches Plan for Transformation 2.0 Planning Process

With support of City of Chicago, Mayor Emanuel, HUD and MacArthur Foundation, CHA will engage community to craft strategies for the future The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) will recalibrate the Plan for Transformation – the largest public housing redevelopment effort … Read More »

Mayor Emanuel and Senator Durbin Announce $65 Million in Tax Credits to The Chicago Development Fund

Funding is part of $3.6 billion competitively awarded by the Treasury Department Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that the Treasury Department has awarded $65,000,000 in New Market Tax Credits to the Chicago Development … Read More »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Reforms to Neighborhood Capital Planning to Enhance Infrastructure Improvements and Job Creation

New Collaborative Aldermanic “Menu” Process Will Improve Coordination of Projects and Focus on City’s Most Pressing Infrastructure Needs CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced reforms to the City’s neighborhood capital planning efforts.  The reforms will include a new, more … Read More »