NWSHC has a 10 year commitment to older adults, organizing on issues that impact their quality of life and independence.
The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is a community-based, non-profit organization that engages, educates and empowers the community to improve housing for all. We accomplish our mission through housing counseling, financial education, community organizing, outreach, advocacy and supportive services. We focus on affordable housing, quality education and issues affecting older adults.
The Northwest Side Housing Center is a 501c3 non-profit HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency that provides FREE foreclosure prevention and loan modification services to homeowners. The NWSHC is a proud member of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). The Northwest Side Housing Center is also a community organizing agency that organizes around three issues; housing, education, and older adults.
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Activists in Chicago's Belmont-Cragin neighborhood say they're disappointed the city didn't do more to secure a vacant house that later burned, killing two people. March 26, 2012 By Ashley Gross http://www.wbez.org/story/activists-say-fatal-fire-could-have-been-averted-97641
Rents are up. Home price declines are shrinking. Mortgage rates are so low they're hard to believe. November 09, 2012 | Mary Ellen Podmolik, Chicago Tribune | The Home Front
Problems affecting market remained unresolved for most in 2011. December 23, 2011|By Mary Ellen Podmolik, Chicago Tribune reporter
State's most powerful lawmaker often makes decisions that affect banks represented by his private law firm. June 04, 2012|By John Chase and David Kidwell, Chicago Tribune reporters
Chicago assessed $619,000 of fines against more than 150 financial institutions in the first three months of the year for not following the city's vacant building ordinance, according to figures released Wednesday. May 02, 2012|By Mary Ellen Podmolik | Tribune reporter