In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
Budget Director Susie Park provides an overview of how the City of Chicago budget functions, as well as information regarding the 2020 Budget Forecast.
Read the full report for the City of Chicago's 2020 Budget Forecast (a PDF document).
View a two-page illustrated summary of the 2020 Budget Forecast. Versions are available in six languages.