A total of 2,000 Chicagoans will each receive $1,000 grants to help with rent and mortgage payments during the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday. The city’s new COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant program will assist residents who have lost their jobs or otherwise been impacted by the economic fallout from the pandemic, according to a news release. Half of the 2,000 grants will...
More than 1,000 hotel rooms will be rented by the city of Chicago to be used as quarantine and isolation sites for potential coronavirus patients or those in recovery, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday afternoon. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.