The City of Chicago is selling vacant residential lots for $1. Here's how you get one.

East Garfield Park Closed

The second Large Lot Program ended in East Garfield Park on August 4th at 11:59 p.m. Applicants will be contacted via a letter regarding the status of their application sometime after the 1st week of October.

East Garfield Park

Closed on Aug 4th, 2014

Greater Englewood Area Closed

The first Large Lot pilot program ended on April 21st, 2014 and 414 applications for lots were received. Check the status of each lot application. Closings are anticipated for late fall, pending City Council approval.

Englewood, Washington Park and Woodlawn

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The Large Lot Program is a housing land use approach that was developed as part of the Green Healthy Neighborhoods public planning process. This website was built to make the process of purchasing City-owned land through this program easier for residents. Read more »