Housing Counseling

Property Management Training Workshop

This program provides landlords with the knowledge to better market, manage, and maintain residential rental property.
 
Topics: Marketing, fair housing, the landlord/tenant ordinance, eviction court, nuisance abatement, real estate tax issues, maintenance and budgeting.
 
Led by: Experienced property managers, attorneys, fair housing experts and real estate tax specialists.
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Location: 
Forest Park Village Hall, 517 Desplaines Avenue Forest Park,
Start Date: 
March 14, 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Buying a Home of Your Own - Part 1

Lakeside helps first time homebuyers prepare for buying a home of their own with classes and counseling led by certified instructors and experienced professionals. In this first class of two, we provide an introduction to home purchasing, discuss lender relationships, and talk about how to manage your money and improve your credit. Read more »

Location: 
6636 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL, 60626
Start Date: 
March 21, 2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Understanding Fair Housing And How It Impacts Your Work

Access Living, CSH, Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance, and Chicago Lawyers’ Committee are excited to host a FREE, one-day training focusing on Fair Housing requirements and regulations that spell out the obligations of jurisdictions, housing developments, and housing counselors throughout the State of Illinois. Training participants will also gain working knowledge of fair housing for persons with disabilities, the Olmsted federal guide, cultural competency, language access, and the importance of connecting residents to areas of opportunity. Read more »

Location: 
115 West Chicago Ave, Chicago IL
Start Date: 
March 3, 2015 - 8:30am - 6:00pm

Multifamily Development

This two-day course explores the details of developing multifamily housing in a practical, hands-on setting.
 
Participants will gain a basic understanding of:
 
1. project planning, including site selection, feasibility analysis and assembling multi-layered financing
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Location: 
140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1420
Start Date: 
February 10, 2015 - 9:00am - February 11, 2015 - 5:00pm

Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program Workshop (CCMFMP)

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop hosted by the Chicago Urban League. Learn about the foreclosure timeline in Illinois and alternatives to foreclosure.
 
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Location: 
4510 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, 60653
Start Date: 
January 15, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Default Mortgage Workshop hosted by the Chicago Urban League. Learn helpful resources to prevent foreclosure available in Illinois.
To register call:   773-285-1500  Read more »

Location: 
4510 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, 60653
Start Date: 
January 28, 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Housing Counseling Certification Training

This course is designed for housing counselors with a minimum of one year of extensive experience providing one-on-one prepurchase counseling to clients. Through hands-on applications, this advanced course teaches counselors the skills, procedures and content needed to create new homeowners. Find out how to provide one-on-one counseling sessions to address savings, credit and debt barriers to homeownership, and using the latest industry tools, techniques and resources. Read more »

Location: 
Illinois Community Action Development Corporation 3435 Liber
Start Date: 
October 27, 2014 - 8:30am - October 31, 2014 - 4:00pm

“Improve Your Finances, Improve Your Life”

This workshop will provide you with important information about credit and money management and how to avoid financial traps; insight into how lenders assess credit histories; and how credit plays a profound role in achieving your financial goals. The workshop will give specific attention to the following topics:
 
 How do credit scores work
 
 How to check your credit report
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Location: 
1920 W. 174th Street
Start Date: 
September 20, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

CFPB Webinar on Mortgage Servicing Rules (includes Q&A)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will host two webinars on the mortgage servicing rules, which went into effect on January 10, 2014. These new mortgage rules mean:  Read more »

Start Date: 
October 15, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

CFPB Webinar on Mortgage Servicing Rules (includes Q&A)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will host two webinars on the mortgage servicing rules, which went into effect on January 10, 2014. These new mortgage rules mean:  Read more »

Start Date: 
October 8, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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