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Cook County, Illinois Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative Fact Sheet

The Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative (NSI) was jointly developed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  It is a pilot program designed to stabilize neighborhoods that have been hardest hit by the housing downturn by improving upon existing strategies to 

Save Your Illinois Home

Are you unemployed or earning less than before?
 
Are you behind on your mortgage payments?
 
Having trouble refinancing?
 
Do you need to leave your home through a short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure? 
 

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Location: 
Olive-Harvey Colleges, 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Start Date: 
May 27, 2015 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Cook County, Illinois Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative Fact Sheet

The Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative (NSI) was jointly developed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  It is a pilot program designed to stabilize neighborhoods that have been hardest hit by the housing downturn by improving upon existing strategies to help delinquent borrowers avoid foreclosure and creating a more efficient disposition path for foreclosed properties.  These strategies reflect input from local housing groups, non-profits and government officials

Housing Action Illinois Community Development Forum Panel Discussion

 

Location: 
10 S. Wacker Dr., 14th Floor
Start Date: 
May 5, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

HO247 Post-Purchase Education Methods

The course focuses on topics that help both new and existing homeowners manage their most important asset. These topics include home maintenance and repair, financial management and budgeting skills, insurance, methods for getting homeowners more involved in their community, early intervention programs to prevent delinquencies and default, and the pros and cons of refinancing. Read more »

Location: 
3435 Liberty Drive, Springfield, Illinois, 62704
Start Date: 
April 13, 2015 - 8:30am - April 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

HO247 Post-Purchase Education Methods

The course focuses on topics that help both new and existing homeowners manage their most important asset. These topics include home maintenance and repair, financial management and budgeting skills, insurance, methods for getting homeowners more involved in their community, early intervention programs to prevent delinquencies and default, and the pros and cons of refinancing. Read more »

Location: 
3435 Liberty Drive, Springfield, Illinois, 62704
Start Date: 
April 13, 2015 - 8:30am - April 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

Chicago region sees double-digit declines in foreclosure filings and auctions

 CHICAGO—Both foreclosure filings and foreclosure auctions declined substantially in the Chicago six county region between 2013 and 2014, new data from Woodstock Institute show. Foreclosure filings, which indicate the beginning of the foreclosure process, fell by 33.7 percent in the Chicago six county region between 2013 and 2014. Foreclosure auctions, which indicate the completion of the foreclosure process and transfer to new owners, declined by 22.4 percent in the Chicago six county region over the same time period.

Housing Action Illinois 2015 Advocacy Agenda Webinar

Please join us on Monday, March 9 at between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. for a webinar where we'll provide an overview of the key advocacy initiatives we're currently working on, including advocating against the massive state budget cuts to human service programs proposed by Governor Bruce Rauner that will negatively impact efforts to end homelessness and create affordable housing.
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Start Date: 
March 9, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Urban Think & Drink Design for the Just City with Toni L. Griffin

Would we design better places if we put our values first? If a city or community articulated what it stood for, what it believed in, what it aspired to be—as a place and community—would it have a better chance of succeeding or sustaining as a healthy, vibrant place?
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Location: 
Metropolitan Planning Council, 140 S. Dearborn, Suite 1400
Start Date: 
April 21, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

2015 Annual Luncheon J.B. Pritzker and Miles D. White

MPC is thrilled to announce details for our 2015 Annual Luncheon.
 
This year’s program will feature a keynote address by J.B. Pritzker, co-founder and managing partner of Pritzker Group, and a leading proponent of entrepreneurship and a stronger technology sector focus in the Midwest.
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Location: 
Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 E. Wacker Dr., C
Start Date: 
June 3, 2015 - 11:00am - 1:30pm
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