Main Office
69 West Washington
Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-1033
(312) 603-9970
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Saturday: Closed
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The Cook County Department of Planning and Development is committed to cultivating sustainable communities by fostering economic opportunities and business development; preserving and expanding the supply of safe, decent, and affordable housing; facilitating infrastructure improvements; promoting fair housing; and supporting social services and programs that address the problems of homelessness.

Mandates and Key Activities

  • Supports the expansion of economic opportunities
  • Supports sustainable community investment
  • Implements affordable housing strategies
  • Supports social service and homelessness programs
  • Improves performance and capacity of grants management personnel


DPD consists of three programmatic divisions which are supported by legal, financial, and compliance functions:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Community Development
  • Disaster Recovery and Resilience (CDBG-DR)
  • Economic Development Programs

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