Revitalize Local Businesses and Neighborhoods
Thriving commercial corridors support local communities across Chicago and Cook County. Prior to the pandemic, however, many corridors struggled. As Chicago emerges from the pandemic and local communities confront a new economic landscape, a strong coalition of stakeholders is needed to advocate for policies and initiatives which will revitalize, empower and connect commercial corridors and neighborhoods.
- Advocacy Initiatives:
- Reduce Commercial Vacancies: We are advocating for an ordinance that will reduce commercial vacancies in struggling Cook County commercial corridors. One line and the ordinance
- Encourage Local Investment: We are researching and formulating policies that will encourage local investment in local businesses and neighborhoods
- Reduce Red Tape: We are formulating policies to reduce red tape which impacts small businesses in struggling commercial corridors
Check out the full Neighborhood Revitalization Coalition (NRC) website here.
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