Diaster recovery centers open in Austin

Residents whose homes and/or businesses were damaged in the summer storms can get help with their applications for assistance at two sites in Austin: 4851 W. North Ave. and 500 S. Central Ave.

New round of rental assistance available

The Chicago Department of Housing will begin accepting applications Dec. 6 for its latest round of rental assistance for tenants and landlords financially impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Dec. 18.

Get help with your taxes at no cost

The city of Chicago is offering free help for qualified individuals at several sites, including Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St., on Saturdays through April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the deadline to file taxes is Monday, April 18.