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City Invites Comments on a Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Posted in housing, HUD

The City of Evanston is accepting public comment until Monday, December 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. on the environmental review and

City Seeks Input Regarding Housing, Public Infrastructure, Social Services and Economic Development

Posted in Community Development

The City of Evanston has developed a survey to gather input from the community regarding the priority needs of

Call for Nominations for 2014 Preservation and Design Awards

Posted in housing

The City of Evanston is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Preservation and Design Awards from property owners, architects,

Evanston Property Management Training Series April 7-10

The Community Investment Corporation (CIC), in conjunction with the City of Evanston, will offer a four-night Property Management Training

City Seeks Public Comment on Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Hearing to receive citizen comment on the City

City Adopts New Building Codes with Amendments

Posted in Construction, Housing, Zoning

The City of Evanston adopted new nationally recognized building codes with amendments effective January 1, 2014. Key building code

The Top 12 Evanston Social Media Stories of 2013

Evanston Races Against Hate More than 5,000 runners, 60 sponsors and 300 volunteers participated in the 2013 Ricky Byrdsong

Emerson Square Grand Opening Set for Nov. 6

The official opening of phase one of Emerson Square, a 32-unit mixed-income rental development in west Evanston, will take

Landlord Training Workshop on October 10

Posted in Housing

All Evanston property owners and managers are encouraged to attend the next training workshop, titled, "Rights, Responsibilities and Tools

City of Evanston Seeks Public Comment on 2014 Action Plan

Posted in Action Plan, housing

The City of Evanston will hold public meetings on October 15 and 25, 2013 to hear comment on the

City Seeks Public Comment on Emergency Solutions Grant Program; Will Hold Public Hearing Aug 23

The City of Evanston is seeking comment on a Substantial Amendment to the 2013 Action Plan relating to the

State Foreclosure Prevention Program Application Deadline Sept. 30

Trouble paying your mortgage? Contact the Governor's Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network (IFPN). The Network is a FREE, one-stop resource

City Invites Comments on a Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Posted in Government, Housing

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS This notice shall

City Invites Comments on a Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Posted in government

On or about August 8, 2013 the City of Evanston will submit a request to the U.S. Department of

Update on Evanston's Neighborhood Stabilization 2 Program Released

The City of Evanston has released a report put together by Northwestern University student William McLaughlin documenting the progress

Federal Funding Available for Eligible Flood-related Damages

Posted in Federal Disaster Area

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that as a result of the April 18, 2013 storm, President

Evanston History Center's Mother's Day House Walk May 12

Join us in celebrating 38 years of Evanston’s history and architecture! In the 38 years since its inception, the

Call for Nominations for 2013 Preservation and Design Awards

The City of Evanston is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Preservation and Design Awards from property owners, architects,

April is National Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Month

April 2013 is National Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Month in the State of Illinois! Governor Pat Quinn signed a

ComEd Offers Assistance to Customers in Need Facing Disconnection

Posted in Utilities

With the start of spring and an increase in temperatures, the end of the winter moratorium on service disconnections

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

City Invites Comments on a Joint Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Intent to Request Release of Funds

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS This notice shall

Sign Up for EnergyBuzz to Save on Your Gas Bill and Get Five Free CFLs

The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Community Challenge with the goal of reducing

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

Property Tax Seminar Set for March 7 as Appeals Period Opens for Evanston

The Cook County Assessor is now accepting appeals from Evanston Township homeowners for their 2013 assessments, which were recently mailed.

City Seeks Public Comment on Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

The Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Hearing to receive citizen comment on the City

City Portion of 2013 Property Tax Bill Explained

Recently Evanston property owners received the first installment of their 2013 Property Tax bill. In the statement there was

Snowy Roofs Have a Story to Tell About Energy Efficiency

Have you ever looked at rooftops after a snowfall and noticed that some hold the snow and others do

City of Evanston to Submit Amendment to NSP2 Action Plan

NSP2 Substantial Amendment - Notice of public comment period The City of Evanston plans to submit a Substantial Amendment

Senior Freeze and Senior Exemption Forms Now Available for 2012 Property Taxes

Evanston Township Assessor Bonnie Wilson wants to remind area seniors that the Cook County Assessor’s office has recently mailed

New Year Brings Some Internal Transfers of City of Evanston Services

With the implementation of the Fiscal Year 2013 budget, the City of Evanston has transferred certain services, including property

Annual Alarm Registration Due by Jan. 31

The City of Evanston 2013 annual alarm permit registration is due by January 31, 2013. The annual renewal fee

Residents, Businesses Required to Remove Snow from Sidewalks

Residents and businesses are reminded that they must clear snow and ice from the sidewalks adjacent to their respective properties for

Priority Enrollment for CEDA LIHEAP Begins Oct. 1

October 1st begins the Priority Enrollment for Emergency Furnace; Reconnection Assistance; and Households with Children under 5 years old.

City Seeks Public Comment on 2013 Action Plan

The City of Evanston will hold public meetings to hear comment on the 2013 Action Plan on October 16

Landlord and Tenant Workshop Set for Oct. 11

The City of Evanston and the Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs will be holding a workshop for

Fall Means Increased Skunk Activity, City Shares Tips to Keep Them Away

It is common to see increased skunk activity during the fall as they try to gain the extra weight

Adult Mosquito Control Operations - Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Evanston

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District announced today that it will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in

Property Tax Seminar to be Held August 30

Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin (13th District), Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi and Evanston Township Assessor Bonnie Wilson

Groundbreaking Held for Central Station Apartments

On August 15, 2012, Alderman Jane Grover (7th Ward) and other City of Evanston officials joined representatives from the Central

Evanston Works Together: 4 Tuesdays in August

By supporting local stores and restaurants in August, Evanston residents can also contribute to vital job-training programs. Evanston Works Together:

Evanston Switches Energy Provider, ComEd Notifications Mailed

The City of Evanston’s Electricity Aggregation Program enrolled 24,768 customers with Constellation Energy, which will allow residential and small

White House Names Evanston's Paul Hamann a "Champion of Change" in the Fight Against Youth Homelessness

On Thursday, July 12, the White House will honor leaders who have made a significant difference in the way

Residents Reminded to Check Second Installment Tax Bills for Exemptions

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios alerted taxpayers that they should carefully check their second-installment tax bills, which recently arrived

Plastic Shopping Bag Collection at Recycling Fair to Benefit Homeless

New this year to the Evanston Recycling Fair and Equipment Expo is the collection of plastic shopping bags. Volunteers from

Outdoor Water Usage Rules and Information

The City of Evanston has an outdoor watering ban that runs from May 15 through September 15 during daytime weekday hours. The

Opt-out of Electricity Aggregation Program Deadline June 25

Monday, June 25 is the deadline for Evanston residents and small businesses to opt-out of the city’s Electricity Aggregation

Update on Evanston Electricity Aggregation Program

Evanston Saves Residents Money and Helps Achieve Climate Action Goals On April 30, 2012, the Evanston City Council voted

Mayor Tisdahl & Ald. Rainey Thank Best Buy for Donation

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Alderman Ann Rainey (8th Ward) publically thanked Best Buy on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 for

NSP2 Open House June 14, Congresswoman Schakowsky and Mayor Tisdahl to Kick Off Event

On June 14, 2012, the City of Evanston will host a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Open House at

Evanston Seeks Public Comment on Changes to 2012 Action Plan to Benefit Low-income Residents

The Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Meeting to hear comment on a Substantial Amendment

Earliest Due Date for Property Taxes in a Generation

Cook County property tax bills this year will be mailed in late June and should be due August 1,

Workshop on Fair Lending and Mortgage Scams Set for May 17 at EPL

The Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs will be holding a seminar on fair lending and mortgage scams

Emergency Solutions Grant Program, Addressing Homelessness in Evanston

Posted in Community and Economic Development, Housing

The Human Services Committee will hold a Public Hearing on April 2, 2012 to receive comment on the City of

Evanston Property Management Training Series Set for April 2-5

The Community Investment Corporation, in conjunction with the City of Evanston, will be offering a four night Property Management Training

Condo Association Training Set for April 17

Join representatives from Lakeside Community Development Corporation (Lakeside CDC) on Tuesday, April 17, from 6 PM to 8:30 PM at

Property Management Workshops to be Held at Morton Civic Center

The Community Investment Corporation, in conjunction with the City of Evanston, will be holding property management workshops March 22 and

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Posted in Housing

NAACP & Interfaith Housing Center has announced the "2012 Financial Freedom Campaign." The key seminar of Phase 1 will cover

Cook County Board President Tours Evanston

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle toured part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) target area in west Evanston

CEDA Neighbors at Work Moving Jan. 9

Posted in CEDA

Effective January 9, 2012, the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, Incorporated (CEDA - Neighbors at Work) will be

Evanston Tenants' Rights Meeting Set for Jan. 24

The City of Evanston and the Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs will be holding an educational meeting on January

City Seeks Public Input on Spending Federal CDBG-Recovery Dollars

The City of Evanston is seeking public input through November 1, 2011on its Amendment to to its Community Development Block

Public Meeting Notice Emerson Square Housing Development

Posted in community, resident

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Fleetwood-Jourdain

City Invites Public Comment on 2012 One Year Action Plan

The City of Evanston’s Housing & Community Development Act Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive citizen comments on

Private Elm Tree Insurance Applications Available

Posted in private elm tree insurance dutch disease

Private elm tree insurance is again being offered to Evanston residents through the City of Evanston’s Park/Forestry Division. While the

Mayor's Task Force on Homelessness Begins Work

Posted in Mayor's Task Force on Homelessness

Recently Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced the formation of the Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness to address an issue that

Schakowsky, Evanston Mayor Tour Proposed Federal Grant Target Area Troubled by Crime, Foreclosures

Posted in Community Challenge Grant, Community Development

Last week the City of Evanston submitted its application for a $2.5 million Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Fall "Highlights" Now Available

Posted in Highlights

The Fall 2010 edition of "Highlights" will be delivered to residents in the next few days. You can check it

Eco Corner: Paint Disposal Options

It’s summer. The weather is finally warm enough to tackle all of the home improvement projects you ignored during

Nicor Rebates for Home & Business

Nicor recently launched several new programs for residents and businesses to help make energy efficiency upgrades more affordable.  Residential Rebate

Nicor Rebates for Home & Business

Posted in business, resident

Nicor recently launched several new programs for residents and businesses to help make energy efficiency upgrades more affordable. Residential Rebate