A new loan program created by the State Of Illinois is helping contractors qualify for the surety bonds they need in order to compete for public works (local, state and federal) contracts in Illinois. The program is called Small Contractor Bridge and it is administered by the Illinois Finance Authority (IFA) in partnership with The Chicago Community Loan Fund.
Inner-City provides bonds through this program that have allowed contractors to bid on more than 50 projects and bond more than $6 million in construction in less than one year.
We are a local independent Insurance Agents who advocate for you – providing unbiased and unparalleled service from quote through claims. Unlike other insurance agents, they have the freedom to competitively shop multiple insurance carriers and put together a plan that can save you money
At Inner-City Underwriting Agency, you can thoroughly and confidently shop around in just one stop.
We are committed to helping you develop the insurance and risk management program that best fits yours needs.
When the name is Inner-City Underwriting Agency Inc, the answer to that famous Shakespearean question is insurance, benefits, surety and risk management service second to none in the insurance industry.
Our name comes from an urban market insurance program we created to help the nation's largest insurance companies expand service to under served neighborhoods throughout the city of Chicago. In that program, we successfully trained and mentored insurance agencies from every racial and ethnic group and neighborhood in Chicago. Click the "About Us" link for more information about our urban market program which received both local and national acclaim
We believe effective risk management is both an individual and shared responsibility among all members of the community. It is the foundation for community-wide economic development. We are not only trying help improve your business but also the community in which our businesses reside Read More »
In 2015, we celebrate 20 years of helping our clients succeed by helping our clients and our community manage risk. We are vigilant in finding the areas where a community or a segment within the community is undeserved by the insurance market. We then commit to finding solutions. Learn More »
MPEA is expanding the existing McCormick Place® complex by adding a 1,200-key Headquarters and Convention Center Hotel and 10,600 seat multi-purpose Event Center. To foster economic development in the surrounding neighborhood and citywide, MPEA adopted the small contractor bridge program to use as the centerpiece of its Capacity ... Learn More »
We believe everyone should have quality affordable housing. Risk management enhances safety and quality of life for housing both market rate and affordable. We have been a leading advocate helping to reduce cost and improve quality of insurance for all types of housing and Real Estate Development in the city. Learn More »