The Chicago Bungalow Association equips homeowners with energy efficiency programs and educational resources to maintain, preserve, and adapt their Chicago bungalows and vintage homes, thereby strengthening the neighborhoods they anchor.
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  • Earth Day Bungalow Blackout
    Chicago, IL
    Apr 22, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Chicago, IL
    On Earth Day turn off non-essential lights in your bungalow or vintage home from 8-9pm. Post a picture with the hashtag #BungalowBlackout for a chance to win a $250 Walgreens gift card. Let's come together to save a whole lot of kilowatts!
  • Chicago Building Permit Basics for Bungalow Owners
    Apr 29, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Join Martha Reynoso, Deputy Commissioner at the Chicago Department of Buildings, and CBA member, Andy Pierce, for a guide to building permit basics! Topics will include: how to know when you need a permit, how to check your home's permit history, how to begin the permit process, and more.
  • Buying & Selling Vintage Homes
    May 04, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Whether you're gearing up to sell your home, or looking for a place to call home, Sarah Ware, Managing Broker at Ware Realty Group, and Phil Gould, owner and operator of Property Guidance Inspection, will share what you need to know before buying or selling a vintage home!


Homes for Sale on The Bungalow Market

Searching for your own bungalow home? View current listing on The Bungalow Market! Thinking of selling your Chicagoland-area bungalow? It's free to list!

Apply Now for the Energy Savers Program

Services include air sealing in the attic, first floor exterior facing wall insulation, a clean and tune of a furnace or boiler, a high efficiency ventilation fan installed in your bathroom, weather stripping of your doors and possibly other health and safety components depending on what is needed at your specific house.

Emergency Heating Repair Program

Applications are being accepted now through April 1, 2021 for the City of Chicago's Emergency Heating Repair Program.

Lead Service Line Replacement Programs

The City of Chicago is now taking applications for two programs allowing homeowners to replace their lead service lines at a discount or for free.

Congratulations to the 2020 Driehaus Bungalow Award Winners!

Be inspired by the winners of the 16th Annual Driehaus Foundation Bungalow Awards, including two winners of a special "COVID Creativity" category.

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