Fall 2016 Expansion Opens on November 29, 2016

If you own land on the South or West sides of Chicago, you can buy up to 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 beginning November 29, 2016. The application period will end on January 31, 2017 at midnight.

For more information, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.

The City has received 2841 applications.