FEB 10, 2022
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Comm. Erin Harkey (left) Chicago Department of Housing Comm. Marisa Novara (left) speak during a committee meeting on Wednesday.
New funding from the American Rescue Plan Act will allow Chicago to multiply the impact of a broad suite of existing housing programs, from support for new affordable developments to repair grants for homeowners to anti-homelessness initiatives, housing officials said Wednesday. And city-backed cultural grants will flow much more heavily than they have in previous years.
But with months to go before many of the programs are underway, aldermen pushed for more information about how the new spending will be overseen.
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