If you own land in the Austin neighborhood, you can buy up two vacant lots from the City of Chicago for $1 a lot. The lots must be on the same block as land you already own. Individuals and organizations can apply but churches are not eligible. Only one application will be accepted per property deed.
Applications will be accepted between Dec 1st, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. and January 30th, 2015 11:59 p.m.
For more information, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.
1. Browse for and select up to two lots on your block
To get started:
- Enter your address above or browse the map to view available lots on your block
- Click on a lot on a green lot for details
- Select up to two lots for your application