First-Time Homebuyer Workshop
Nov
17
9:30 AM09:30

First-Time Homebuyer Workshop

The Northwest Side Housing Center is partnering with Associated Bank to present a one-day, four-hour First-Time Homebuyer Workshop. Join us to walk through the homebuying process, from building your credit, to exploring loan options, to closing the deal.

After completing this workshop, schedule a one-on-one appointment with our Pre-Purchase Counselor, Ive Santiago (isantiago@nwshc.org), to earn the certificate needed to access down payment assistance.

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Ocwen Mortgage Modification Workshop
Nov
15
1:00 PM13:00

Ocwen Mortgage Modification Workshop

November 15th is Ocwen Day at the Northwest Side Housing Center. Come 
meet with an Ocwen representative to learn about potential options to make 
your mortgage more affordable.

Register: 773-283-3888
Free parking and refreshments!

Thurs. Nov. 15th
1:00pm-6:00pm
5233 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639

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Registro de ESL
Sep
12
9:00 AM09:00

Registro de ESL

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El Centro de Capacitación de Steinmetz Parent University ofrece clases de ESL a todos los padres y residentes de la comunidad.

Asegúrese de registrarse y tomar su examen de ubicación el 5 o 12 de septiembre para nuestras clases gratuitas de ESL para padres de familia y la comunidad.

SEMESTRE DE VERANO 2018: 17 SEPTIEMBRE - 6 DICIEMBRE
Horario de clase:
Lunes, Martes, Míercoles, Jueves
9:00am -  12:00pm

Steinmetz College Prep | 3030 N. Mobile Ave. | Room 113

Para mas informacion pongase en contacto con Mimi Bandera al 773.283.3888 ext. 111

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Mosaic Beautification Meeting
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

Mosaic Beautification Meeting

The Northwest Side Housing Center is organizing a committee for ideas and input on a new mosaic mural that will be installed on Grand & Cicero.

And we want you to bring your ideas to our kick-off meeting!

Join us:
Friday September 7th 6:00-8:00pm
At Emmanuel Church 5018 W. Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL

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Registro de ESL
Sep
5
9:00 AM09:00

Registro de ESL

¿Aprendiendo ingles?

El Centro de Capacitación de Steinmetz Parent University ofrece clases de ESL a todos los padres y residentes de la comunidad.

Asegúrese de registrarse y tomar su examen de ubicación el 5 o 12 de septiembre para nuestras clases gratuitas de ESL para padres de familia y la comunidad.

SEMESTRE DE VERANO 2018: 17 SEPTIEMBRE - 6 DICIEMBRE
Horario de clase:
Lunes, Martes, Míercoles, Jueves
9:00am -  12:00pm

Steinmetz College Prep | 3030 N. Mobile Ave. | Room 113

Para mas informacion pongase en contacto con Mimi Bandera al 773.283.3888 ext. 111

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Back to School PlayStreets
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Back to School PlayStreets

  • 5200 West Drummond Place Chicago, IL, 60639 United States (map)
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Get all your school essentials at the Northwest Side Housing Center's back-to-school themed PlayStreets! Event, giveaways, and resources are all FREE!

  • Receive free school supplies & backpacks
  • Get free haircuts for your kids
  • Enjoy free refreshments & games for kids
  • Learn how to get involved with Northwest Side Housing Center's
    youth & parent programs

Questions? Contact Vanessa Valentin, vvalentin@nwshc.org.

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Trolley Tour
Aug
18
9:30 AM09:30

Trolley Tour

You can buy your dream home. We'll show you how.

Join us for Trolley Tour where you will:

  • Tour homes for sale in Belmont Cragin
  • Speak 1 on 1 with lenders
  • Explore down payment assistance options
  • Meet home inspectors and realtors
  • Learn about other community resources 
  • Enjoy free food and raffle
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PlayStreets
Jul
31
10:00 AM10:00

PlayStreets

  • 5500 N. Wrightwood Chicago, IL 60639 United States (map)
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Get active, play games, and enjoy free refreshments at PlayStreets!

Bonus: our friends at Chicago Cares will be joining us to co-host activities and a beautification project at Schubert Elementary School!

Questions? Contact Vanessa Valentin, vvalentin@nwshc.org.

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Community Meeting: Housing Justice
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

Community Meeting: Housing Justice

The City of Chicago is preparing to create a 5-year plan for affordable housing. Don't let the City make decisions about what northwest side communities need without YOUR input! Join us to add your voice to this extremely important conversation.

  • Discuss housing justice, affordable housing, rent control, property taxes & preventing displacement 
  • Voice your concerns to Will Edwards from the Chicago Dept. of Planning and Development
  • Offer your input on how the City should invest in housing in your community for the next five years

Free refreshments and parking onsite!

RSVP on our Facebook event.

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Belmont Cragin Business Crawl
Jun
16
12:00 PM12:00

Belmont Cragin Business Crawl

Support small businesses, community safety, and increasing foot traffic in Belmont Cragin! Join us to 'crawl' the Fullerton Ave business corridor and receive samples, promotions, and tour local businesses along the way! 

Experience Belmont Cragin like never before, get your ticket today.

Details:
Meet at the Northwest Side Housing Center at 12pm June 16th to receive your ticket. From there, we'll walk in groups South on Laramie towards Fullerton and stop at participating businesses all along the way!
 

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Bikes for Belmont Cragin Ride
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Bikes for Belmont Cragin Ride

Join us for a 7-mile bikeride through Belmont Cragin! This ride serves as a show of support for biking infrastructure and repainted bike lanes so more people can ride safely and comfortably in our community.

This event sparked in part from the Belmont Cragin Quality of Life Plan (QLP) commitment to increase ridership and foot-traffic in our community to help support economic development. It is cohosted by Active Transportation Alliance.

RSVP on our Facebook event page!

Contact Julio Rodriguez, (jrodriguez@nwshc.org) Director of Community Development, with questions. 

 

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Celebrate Home
May
3
5:30 PM17:30

Celebrate Home

The Northwest Side Housing Center is turning 15! 2018 marks the 15th year of the NWSHC continuing to respond to the needs of the community. We are celebrating our anniversary with a very special gala, Celebrate Home: 15 Years of Community.

While this is a celebration of our 15 years of work and victories, the greatest honoree is you. Since our founding, we've believed that the answers to our community's challenges lie within our residents. We believe our youth are our leaders, our parents are learners, and our older adults are visionaries. Celebrate Home is our way to celebrate you!

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part II)
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part II)

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is dedicated to offering FREE financial education to residents of the Chicagoland area. Designed to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), our education and counseling program includes eight hours of pre-purchase education and counseling. The program is valuable for individuals participating in down payment assistance programs, the neighborhood stabilization program and other home purchase programs. A certificate will be provided upon program completion. Sign up today!

This workshop is from 10am-2pm at Wright College Room A216 - 4300 N. Narragansett Ave

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part I)
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part I)

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is dedicated to offering FREE financial education to residents of the Chicagoland area. Designed to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), our education and counseling program includes eight hours of pre-purchase education and counseling. The program is valuable for individuals participating in down payment assistance programs, the neighborhood stabilization program and other home purchase programs. A certificate will be provided upon program completion. Sign up today!

This workshop is from 10am-2pm at Wright College Room A216 - 4300 N. Narragansett Ave

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First-Time Homebuyer Class
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is dedicated to offering FREE financial education to residents of the Chicagoland area. Designed to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), our education and counseling program includes eight hours of pre-purchase education and counseling. The program is valuable for individuals participating in down payment assistance programs, the neighborhood stabilization program and other home purchase programs. A certificate will be provided upon program completion. Sign up today!

This is a combined part I and II class, it is encouraged that you schedule a follow-up appointment with our pre-purchase counselor after this class.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part II)
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part II)

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is dedicated to offering FREE financial education to residents of the Chicagoland area. Designed to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), our education and counseling program includes eight hours of pre-purchase education and counseling. The program is valuable for individuals participating in down payment assistance programs, the neighborhood stabilization program and other home purchase programs. A certificate will be provided upon program completion. Sign up today!

This workshop is from 10am-2pm at Wright College Room A216 - 4300 N. Narragansett Ave

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part I)
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part I)

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is dedicated to offering FREE financial education to residents of the Chicagoland area. Designed to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), our education and counseling program includes eight hours of pre-purchase education and counseling. The program is valuable for individuals participating in down payment assistance programs, the neighborhood stabilization program and other home purchase programs. A certificate will be provided upon program completion. Sign up today!

This workshop is from 10am-2pm at Wright College Room A216 - 4300 N. Narragansett Ave

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Landlord Workshop
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Landlord Workshop

Intro to the Housing Choice Voucher
Are you interested in becoming a HCV landlord? Join us for a presentation by Chicago Housing Authority on the ins and outs of the HCV program. Cohosted by CHA Outreach Coordinators: Channyn Golden and Shareef Taylor.

RSVP Required: contact Kati Wiese, kwiese@nwshc.org

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County Assessor Forum
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

County Assessor Forum

  • Steinmetz College Prep High School (map)
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The County Assessor is responsible for estimating your property value, 
which determines your property taxes.


Come hear from the candidates themselves before you vote in the March primaries:
Fritz Kaegi (confirmed)
Andrea Raila (confirmed)
Incumbent Joseph Berrios (invited)

Free parking and refreshments! 

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Quality of Life Plan: Community Updates Meeting
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Quality of Life Plan: Community Updates Meeting

In 2015, our community embarked on a journey to create the Belmont Cragin Quality of Life Plan (QLP). We held a series of community meetings to identify our community's needs, and strategies to meet them.The QLP represents the insight of over 600 residents, business owners, students, parents, elected officials, and community stakeholders.

Join us on February 10th to get updated on our progress, to have your voice heard, and to move Belmont Cragin forward!
 

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