Spring 2018 Sale Closed on July 28, 2018

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 were accepted beginning May 01, 2018. The application period ended on July 28, 2018.

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

The City received 2,191 applications and is in the process of closing on 696 properties from the 2018 round.