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Advocating for disadvantaged commercial corridors

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SBAC President Elliot Richardson discusses a policy that will reduce vacant properties in struggling neighborhood business districts.  Replacing commercial vacancies with small businesses will support local communities.

WATCH HERE: https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/988007

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BLOCK CITY CHICAGO REPORTS on Commercial Corridor Revitalization

By patti@sbacil.org | October 4, 2021

BLOCK CITY CHICAGO REPORTS HYDE PARK, WOODLAWN, SOUTH SHORE Some Landlords Keep Their Storefronts Empty For Years – And Get Tax Breaks For It. Business Leaders Want To Change That Small business advocates want to limit the tax breaks property owners can get on vacant storefronts. On 79th Street, three in five storefronts were vacant…

Funding For Local Chambers of Commerce

By mrevis@sbacil.org | September 14, 2021

Funding For Local Chambers of Commerce Local chambers of commerce which support small businesses and local communities throughout Illinois have been devastated by the pandemic. Lost memberships and the inability to host fundraisers have deeply impacted chambers of commerce. With the Delta variant causing further disruptions, many chambers continue to struggle, and some may not…

Reduce Recidivism and Grow the Workforce

By mrevis@sbacil.org | September 14, 2021

Reduce Recidivism and Grow the Workforce As a premier advocacy organization, the SBAC maintains a continuous focus on problems, red flags, and concerns that arise in all corners of the public arena. Often, the issues we keen in on are causing a negative cultural, social, or economic impact. One issue that has impacted those three…

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