Chicago Community Ventures - Chicago Prospector
Commercial real estate listing service and research tool. Among other tools, Chicago Prospector provides valuable data for available property in low-income areas.
Chicago Housing Authority Housing Development
CHA's housing development map displays affordable housing opportunities.
Chicago Landmarks Survey
Chicago Historic Resources Survey (CHRS) database identifies each property's date of construction, architect, building style and type, Chicago Lnadmark status (LM), inclusion in the Illinois Historic Structures Survey (ISS) and property identification numbers (PIN)
City of Chicago's Geographic Information Systems
Chicago Maps (census, citywide, community, land use, political boundaries, transit, and ward) and GIS data (base, boundary) can be found here.
City of Chicago Neighborhoods - Market Profiles
Market information on Chicago's 77 community areas from MetroEDGE, a business of ShoreBank.
CityNews Chicago: Community Information Technology
Housing information by address or PIN using Chicago and Cook County data
Cook County Assessor
Property information from the County Assessor
EPA's Superfund Information Systems
EPA profiles for NPL (National Priorities List) sites. Profiles include information such as the current status of cleanup efforts, what cleanup milestones have been reached and how much liquid and solid-based media have been treated.
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development
Data and dynamic GIS mapping on housing and other related issues throughout Northeastern Illinois.
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Database
This system allows selective access to data from HUD's Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Database.
Metro Chicago Information Center
Retrieve map and data information on specific area's throughout the metropolitan region.
Obtain information on lending in the City of Chicago and the surrounding region from Woodstock Institute's Chicago Housing Lending Data.
Other Mapping Projects and Resources