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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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  • Jun 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Morgan Park, 11420 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60628, USA
    Event by Far South CDC: Workshops will span the stages of housing from renting to homeownership. Discover resources to make your current circumstances more affordable and where to find resources (at either stage) to help accumulate wealth by attaining, maintaining, and retaining property.
  • Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Plumber's Union Hall, 1340 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Event by Spanish Coalition for Housing: Offers Chicago’s prospective homebuyers the opportunity to learn about the homebuying process, access to resources to improve their financial fitness and discover homebuyer assistance programs - all in one place!
  • Jun 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Albee House, Blue Island, 13018 Maple Ave, Blue Island, IL 60406, USA
    Event by Blue Island Historical Society: Walking tours of Blue Island covering historical topics including architecture, the stories of Blue Island’s growth and development, and the people who were a part of it. (Tickets: $15)

Enter the Bungalow Garden Contest!

Now accepting entries for the 8th Annual Bungalow Garden Contest! There are five new categories this year. Enter your garden by July 3rd!

New Project! UnBlocked Englewood

Join the Chicago Bungalow Association and acclaimed social justice artist Tonika Lewis Johnson on a transformative exploration, reshaping the story of a single Englewood block.

2023 Driehaus Bungalow Award Winning Projects

Take a look at the 14 winning Chicago bungalow home improvement projects that took home the prize for kitchen and bath renovations, basement and porch rehabs, plus more!

Feature Your Vintage Home on Our Blog

We invite our members to share photos and narratives about the renovations, restorations, and redecorating they've completed on their vintage homes (not just bungalows!).

Explore How Solar Can Work for You

Illinois is leading the nation in offering solar power incentives to homeowners through Illinois Solar for All (income restricted) and Illinois Shines (not income restricted)!

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