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How a Gov. Shutdown Would Affect Chicago

Residents will still get mail and the federal court system will remain open thanks to filing fees they collected, but the IRS might need to suspend processing for paper-filed tax returns.

The Federal Housing Authority also might not be able to guarantee new home loans, and the Small Business Administration couldn’t approve business loans. Passports wouldn’t be issued, and unemployment benefits could be delayed.

via How a Gov. Shutdown Would Affect Chicago | NBC Chicago.