Members of the City Council’s Housing and Human Relations Committees meet Tuesday to discuss how the Trump Administration’s proposed cuts to federal grants could impact city homeless services. More than 5,800 Chicagoans are currently homeless, a problem that could get worse if the federal government approves plans to community block grants.

The bulk of the city’s programs to address homelessness are funded through federal grants, including Community Service Block Grants (CSBG) and Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).

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