Bicentennial contest celebrates Illinois, provides scholarship opportunities for students
Twenty-three Illinois high school students will have the chance to win a total of $12,000 in scholarship money in an essay contest celebrating Illinois' 200th birthday in 2018. Illinois REALTORS® is sponsoring the contest which seeks essays written on a theme of "Home Is Where the Heart Is."
The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Discovery Clothing Sale Leaseback
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Discover Clothing sale leaseback property located at 15645 South LaGrange Road in Orland Park, Illinois for $4,307,000.
Chicago Housing Authority Board Expands Housing Opportunities, Approves Investment in 353 Apartments in Eight...
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners today approved the addition of 353 apartments to its Property Rental Assistance Program (PRA), expanding the number and locations of apartments to renters seeking affordable housing.
The Sky’s the Limit as Realtors® Gather in Chicago
The National Association of Realtors® kicks off its annual conference in Chicago today with a focus on education and opportunity. More than 20,000 Realtors® and guests from around the world are expected to attend the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, which runs through November 6 at McCormick Place convention center.
St. Edmund’s Redevelopment Corp., Ald. Willie Cochran (20th ward), Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), City...
St. Edmund’s Redevelopment Corporation (SERC) was joined today by CHA CEO Eugene Jones, Jr., City of Chicago officials, Ald. Willie Cochran (20th Ward) and members of the community to cut the ribbon on St. Edmund’s Oasis, SERC’s newest affordable housing development for families in the Washington Park community.
Foster Hosts Interfaith Community Forum in Naperville
Last night, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) hosted an interfaith panel discussion on how our communities can effectively oppose hatred, prejudice, and bigotry. More than 200 people were on hand to hear from a panel of local religious leaders and members of the Naperville community.
Strong buyer demand, lower inventory push Illinois home prices higher in September
Homes sold quickly and at higher median prices in September, even as statewide home sales dipped slightly amid lower than normal housing inventory levels, according to Illinois REALTORS®. Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in September 2017 totaled 13,657 homes sold, down 4.0 percent from 14,223 in September 2016
CHA earns prestigious financial reporting award from Government Finance Officers Association
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) in recognition of outstanding accounting and financial reporting and management.
Inspector General investigations result in trio of felony convictions for theft of government funds
Three investigations conducted by the Chicago Housing Authority’s Office of the Inspector General (CHA OIG) recently resulted in three new felony convictions for theft of government funds, including one in which the defendant was sentenced to more than six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Mayor Emanuel joins residents, Chicago Housing Authority and Lathrop Community Partners to break ground...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today was joined by residents, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), Lathrop Community Partners and Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) to break ground on the revitalized Lathrop mixed-income, mixed-use development. The new development will create 1,116 housing units, new retail options, expanded access to the Chicago River and renewed green space to this historic riverfront neighborhood.
August brings higher Illinois home prices, lower sales amid tight inventory
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The summer’s competitive housing market extended through August with lower seasonal inventory driving home prices higher, but tempering total home sales,...
Durbin, Scott, Menendez, Young, Donnelly, Duckworth Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Protect Children In Federally-Assisted...
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tim Scott (R-SC), Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Todd Young (R-IN), Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced the Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2017, which would require the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to adopt prevention measures and update its lead regulations to protect children from the risk of lead exposure.
Davis Announces Litchfield Awarded EDA Grant
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced that the City of Litchfield has been awarded a $2.1 million infrastructure investment grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).
The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of an GSA Building in the Chicago MSA Occupied...
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) office building located at 14479 S. John Humphrey Drive in Orland Park, IL for $3,250,000.
The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Walgreens
The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Walgreens property located at 28895 West Highway 120 in Lakemoor, Illinois for $7,250,000.