Housing Counseling

CHDO Peer Conference: The Future of HOME (Chicago-Loop)

Join Housing Action Illinois and ICF International Technical Director Kevin Roddy for an in-depth discussion of the HOME program, the anticipated finalization of new program rules and development opportunities for Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs). This Conference is designed for current CHDOs and organizatio Read more »

Location: 
John Marshall Law School 315 S. Plymouth Court Chicago, IL
Start Date: 
March 14, 2013 - 9:30am - 3:00pm

Preserving Homeownership Orientation Session (DuPage County)

Preserving Homeownership Orientation Session is for DuPage County homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments in today's tough economy and is required in order to schedule an individual counseling session with DHOC. We’ll review the forms you need to complete and the information you need to provide in order to have a productive counseling session. We also will explain how you can get organized to work directly with your mortgage lender/servicer, and review the typical foreclosure prevention options currently available.  Read more »

Location: 
DuPage Homeownership Center 1600 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton
Start Date: 
March 13, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Reminder: Deadline for Foreclosure Settlement Claims Friday, January 18

Attorney General Urges Eligible Illinois Borrowers to Submit Claim Forms to Receive Funds Under National Settlement
Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan yesterday reminded eligible Illinois borrowers that the deadline to file a claim form to receive a payment under the National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement is Friday, January 18. 

Citywide Financial Services Community Event (City of Chicago, West Side)Open A “Second Chance Bank Account" for $25 at any of the participating banks BRING $15 - THEN $10 WILL BE ADDED TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT Qualify for a $25 Match Deposit After 60 Days Join

Open a “Second Chance Bank Account" for $25 at any of the participating banks BRING $15 - THEN $10 WILL BE ADDED TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT; Qualify for a $25 match deposit after 60 days join the STABLE project homebuyers club & qualify for a $500 grant at the second chance banking, know your credit score, and homebuyers club event.
 

For additional information and/or questions, see this flyer or contact: Read more »

Location: 
15th Dist. CPD Community Room, 5701 W. Madison St., Chicago
Start Date: 
October 20, 2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Credit union financial product finder

AssetPlatform.org has released a tool that will be useful for housing counselors and other servicer providers looking to find sustainable financial products for their clients.  
 

The AssetPlatform just added a new interactive search tool that will help you find those products your clients need most. Look for the Locator on www.assetplatform.org under Organizational Resources/ Products.
 

Housing Action Illinois’ 2012 Housing Matters! Annual Conference

Each year, affordable housing professionals and activists come together at Housing Action Illinois’ Housing Matters! Annual Conference to network and obtain the latest training and information on affordable housing issues. We invite you to join us!
 
Conference Schedule
 
Thursday, November 1
 
9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast Read more »

Location: 
Parke Hotel, 1413 Leslie Dr. Bloomington, IL
Start Date: 
November 1, 2012 - 9:00am - November 2, 2012 - 5:00pm

Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network Free Workshop (South Cook County)

Trouble paying your mortgage?
Attend Governor Pat Quinn’s FREE Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network workshop.
 

Attend if you are:
• Behind on your mortgage payments.
• Unemployed or working fewer hours because of the economy.
• Want to learn more about foreclosure prevention options. Read more »

Location: 
South Holland Comm. Center 501 E 170th St, South Holland, IL
Start Date: 
October 13, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Gateway to Homeownership Orientation (DuPage County)

There is a $20.00 non-refundable charge for class materials due at the time of registration. You must pay the fee in order to have your registration be complete.
 
Upon DHOC’s confirmation from PayPal that you have paid your class fee, we will then send you an email confirming that you are enrolled to attend your specified class. We look forward to seeing you!
 
Read more and register

Location: 
DuPage Homeownership Center, 1600 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton
Start Date: 
September 22, 2012 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Preserving Homeownership Orientation Session (DuPage County)

Preserving Homeownership Orientation Session is for DuPage County homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments in today's tough economy and is required in order to schedule an individual counseling session with DHOC. We’ll review the forms you need to complete and the information you need to provide in order to have a productive counseling session. We also will explain how you can get organized to work directly with your mortgage lender/servicer, and review the typical foreclosure prevention options currently available. Read more »

Location: 
1600 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton IL
Start Date: 
September 17, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Preserving Homeownership Orientation Session (DuPage County)

Preserving Homeownership Orientation Session is for DuPage County homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments in today's tough economy and is required in order to schedule an individual counseling session with DHOC. We’ll review the forms you need to complete and the information you need to provide in order to have a productive counseling session. We also will explain how you can get organized to work directly with your mortgage lender/servicer, and review the typical foreclosure prevention options currently available. Read more »

Location: 
1600 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton IL
Start Date: 
September 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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