Financial Policy

Provides oversight of the City's Debt Management and Cash Managment functions. The Division serves two primary functions:

Debt Management

  • Funds the capital improvement needs of the City of Chicago through the responsible issuance of municipal debt.
  • Determines and approves structures, terms, and conditions for all City debt.
  • Maintains records of bonded indebtedness.
  • Manages investor relations.
  • Ensures payment of debt.
  • Maintains the City’s letter of credit portfolio.
  • Manages City’s relationship with the rating agencies

Financial Operations

  • Projects and monitors the City’s cash position.
  • Processes proposals from City banks wishing to serve as municipal depositories of the City of Chicago and Chicago Board of Education.
  • Sets the security deposit rate for City of Chicago renters.
  • Prepares the City’s annual Fiscal and Economic Indicators Report.


Bond Issuances

Bonds Issued by the Department of Finance and related information, may be down loaded through the links on this site.

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