Big Win for Chicago Home Based Businesses
"This is a crucial time to support entrepreneurs with the dream of launching and growing their businesses in Chicago. This ordinance will unleash Chicagoans looking to build a business that will support local communities,” said SBAC co-founder and President Elliot Richardson. “We appreciate the support and leadership of Chairman Villegas in moving this ordinance forward. We are also thankful to the Aldermen and Alderwomen who sponsored the ordinance and those at the City who we worked with on home-based business reform."
Chicago Sun-Times: Chicago Relaxes Licensing Rules for Home-Based Businesses - Chicago Sun-Times (suntimes.com)
Block Club Chicago: Home-Based Businesses Would Face Less Red Tape Under City Proposal (blockclubchicago.org)
Media Advisory: More Room for Chicagoans to Grow Home Based Businesses
SBAC featured in NBC News
Small Businesses struggle amid the Pandemic The SBAC has long been advocating for relief for Small Businesses since the COVID-19 Pandemic started. Elliot Richardson, President of SBAC was featured in NBC News stating “if there is no government intervention and stimulus relief provided to small businesses, many more will not make it through the winter,”…
SBAC Action Call – Support the R.I.S.E. Act!
Urge Politicians to Help Create Jobs and Support Small Businesses With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Illinois, our politicians must act quickly to help those who have lost their jobs or businesses get safely back to work. State Senator Ram Villivalam has filed legislation that will incentivize small businesses to retrain and hire those…