The City of Chicago offers waivers of the permit fees for senior citizens for projects that meet the following criteria:

•    Building Owner must be 65 years old or older.

•    The Building Owner must have owned the building for at least 10 years.

•    The Building Owner must have lived in the building for at least the last ten years.

•    The scope of work for the permit is for repair, renovation, alteration, or additions to a building with three or less dwelling units.

•    The income level of the Building Owner is no more than 80% of the Chicago area median family income as calculated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Household Size    Maximum Household Income
1                                    $42,133
2                                    $48,133
3                                    $54,133
4                                    $60,133
5                                    $65,066
6                                    $69,866
7                                    $74,666
8                                    $79,466


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