Planning and Development


The Cook County Department of Planning and Development is committed to cultivating vital 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 needs of some the County’s most vulnerable residents.

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 programmatic divisions which are supported by legal, financial, and compliance functions:

  • Affordable Housing

  • Community Development - Includes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Programs

  • Disaster Recovery and Resilience (CDBG-DR)

  • Economic Development Programs

Public Notices

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Cook County Community Recovery Initiative -  Find out more




    Location Title
    Main Office
    Location Phone
    Location Fax
    Location Hours
    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

    Agency Head

    Susan M. Campbell, Director