First-Time Homebuyer Orientation
Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Orientation

Whether you're ready to buy, or are just starting to plan, we can help you get on the path to homeownership. Earn 2 hrs toward your certificate for down payment assistance at this orientation presented by the Northwest Side Housing Center in partnership with Devon Bank and Mills Realty.

After this workshop, set up an appointment with our pre-purchase counselor Ive, or take our full First-Time Homebuyer Class, a 2-part, 8 hour course exploring the homebuying process in-depth.

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Development Officers Roundtable
Oct
21
8:30 AM08:30

Development Officers Roundtable

Our next Development Officers Roundtable is a 2.0 of our previous SOS: Sharing Our Struggles, Strategies, and Successes. Bring one area of struggle, one strategy, and one success story from your work to share with fellow development professionals. Special thanks to Molly Fannin of 826Chi for graciously hosting this workshop!

The purpose of this workshop and for the whole group in general is to form collaborative and cooperative relationships between development professionals in Chicago, breaking down silos and unhealthy competition; and learning from each other.

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Charla con Champurrados para compradores de vivienda
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Charla con Champurrados para compradores de vivienda

Ya sea que esté listo para comprar o esté comenzando a planificar, podemos ayudarlo a emprender el camino hacia la propiedad de vivienda. ¡Gane 2 horas para obtener su certificado por asistencia con el pago inicial! Presentado con Caliber Home Loans y Compass Realty.
TODO GRATIS!
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Avenues for Growth | Public Launch
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Avenues for Growth | Public Launch

It's here! The Avenues for Growth Plan, developed with input from over 800 Belmont Cragin residents and stakeholders, is officially launching! If you want to get involved in affordable housing creation, transportation improvements, public place-making, and economic development efforts along Fullerton, Diversey, and Grand Avenues, join us for our launch event.

Family-friendly event | Light refreshments | Bouncy house for kids outside

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Property Tax Justice Town Hall
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Property Tax Justice Town Hall

  • Steinmetz College Prep High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation as we host Assessor Kaegi and Representatives Luis Arroyo, Will Guzzardi, and Lindsey LaPoint who will be answering your questions and discussing legislation that will help you get a fair shake on your property taxes.

CAN WE COUNT ON YOU? LET US KNOW YOU’RE COMING:

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Scooter Night w/ Sherpa
Oct
4
3:30 PM15:30

Scooter Night w/ Sherpa

Are you really a northwest sider if you haven't scooted around Belmont Cragin?! Join the NWSHC + Sherpa for a free scooter demo night and block party! Come out to enjoy:

Free scooter rides | Bouncy house | Free food | Free helmets | Free swag

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Credit Report Workshop
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Credit Report Workshop

Come get a FREE soft pull of your credit report and learn how you can improve your credit score! Understanding your credit report will help you get apartments, car loans, a mortgage, and more. Join us to review the basics of credit reports, how to improve your score, and get your credit questions answered.

REGISTER HERE

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Taller de Inmigración
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Taller de Inmigración

Te invitamos a asistir a nuestro taller de información sobre inmigración. Tenemos información sobre tus derechos y podemos referirte a servicios legales gratuitos.

REGISTRO | Tu información se mantendrá confidencial.

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Career Onboarding
Aug
28
1:00 PM13:00

Career Onboarding

Looking for a job? Attend a Career Onboarding hosted by Cara Connects!

Advocate Healthcare│Lutheran General Hospital has position openings for Environmental Services Tech II  / Housekeeping. Join us for a free career onboarding to learn about Cara Connects plus Illinois Masonic Hospital, ABM, and Northwestern Medicine too! learn how you can become employed!

NO GED or High School Diploma needed
For this onboarding, please bring:

  • ID or Drivers License

  • Social Security Card

  • Resident Card, if applicable

  • Resume, if available

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Development Officers Roundtable
Aug
28
8:30 AM08:30

Development Officers Roundtable

Our next Development Officers Roundtable, SOS: Sharing Our Struggles, Strategies, and Successes, where we will each bring one area of struggle, one strategy or best practice that is working for you, and one success story from your work.

The purpose of this workshop and for the whole group in general is to form collaborative and cooperative relationships between development professionals in Chicago, breaking down silos and unhealthy competition; and learning from each other.

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Landlord & Tenant Ordinance Workshop
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

Landlord & Tenant Ordinance Workshop

The Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance protects and promotes the public health, safety and welfare of Chicago's renters. Whether you're a renter or landlord, join us to understand your obligations under the ordinance. 

FREE beer & pizza during workshop!
Northwest Side Housing Center
5233 W. Diversey Ave Chicago, IL 60639

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Revolution Brewing Fundraiser
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Revolution Brewing Fundraiser

Raise a glass to the Northwest Side Housing Center! Come enjoy a couple beers and appetizers at our 4th annual Revolution Brewing Fundraiser on August 13th. This year's theme is Revolución de Vivienda, highlighting the bold housing organizing efforts of our subsidiary Northwest Side Community Development Corporation. Join us to celebrate these efforts that you make possible! A share of every ticket sale goes toward our mission to respond to the needs of the community. 

 

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Back to School Event
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Back to School Event

Save the Date! Our annual Back to School event is scheduled for August 10th at Steinmetz College Prep. We will have free children’s dental and health screenings, school supplies giveaways, free resources from our community partners, and on-site workshops for parents.

Adjacent to the Back to School fair is a PlayStreets block party and a community car show- all on the same block at the same time- don’t miss out!

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Interview Skills & Personal Branding Workshop
Aug
9
1:00 PM13:00

Interview Skills & Personal Branding Workshop

Develop personal and professional stories to share at an interview that market your skills & strengths! And practice answering the toughest question of them all: tell me about yourself.

Special thanks to our partner, Chicago Cares who organized this workshop presented by experts from Spaulding Ridge.

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Property Tax Appeals Workshop
Aug
6
4:30 PM16:30

Property Tax Appeals Workshop

NEED HELP APPEALING YOUR PROPERTY TAXES?
Jefferson Township Appeals Workshop

Sit down with a Northwest Side Community Development Corp. staff member who is trained to help you appeal your property taxes. Representatives from the Cook County Assessors office will be present to answer questions.

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Am I in Jefferson Township?
Jefferson Township is bound by: Devon Ave, North Ave, Harlem Ave, and Western Ave

  • Albany Park

  • Avondale

  • Belmont-Cragin

  • Dunning

  • Forest Glen

  • Hermosa

  • Irving Park

  • Jefferson Park

  • Logan Square

  • Montclare

  • Portage Park

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Career Onboarding
Jul
30
10:00 AM10:00

Career Onboarding

Looking for a job? Attend a Career Onboarding hosted by Cara Connects!

Tone Products, Inc. has position openings for: Shipping and Receiving Clerks and Production Workers. Join us for a free career onboarding to learn about Cara Connects, Tone Products, Inc., and learn how you can become employed!

NO EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
For this onboarding, please bring:

  • ID or Drivers License

  • Social Security Card

  • Resident Card, if applicable

  • Resume, if available

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Homebuyer Trolley Tour
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Homebuyer Trolley Tour

Join us for our annual Homebuyer Trolley Tour on July 20th! If you’re ready to buy a home in the next 6-12 months and have a household income between $35k-$50k+ this event is for you. Come tour homes for sale on the Northwest side and meet lenders, realtors, home inspectors, and insurance agents who can help you get on track to homeownership.

Event includes:

  • Trolley ride to 3 homes for sale led by a realtor and home inspector

  • Resource fair

  • Information for DACA and ITIN homebuyers

  • Short presentation on our plans to form a Community Land Trust

  • Raffle and free food

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ITIN & DACA
Jul
16
1:00 PM13:00

ITIN & DACA

Join us for a special workshop especially for ITIN and DACA holders to learn how to buy a home. Free lunch and parking provided, and learn about our additional financial coaching, light & gas, and other free resources.

Parent University at Steinmetz
3030 N. Mobile Ave
Chicago, IL 60639

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Vanessa Send-Off Celebration
Jul
10
4:00 PM16:00

Vanessa Send-Off Celebration

Join us for a celebration to recognize and give a proper send-off to our own Vanessa Valentin, who has announced her departure from the Northwest Side Housing Center after an 11-year career dedicated to responding to the needs of the community.

July 10th | 4pm | Northwest Side Housing Center office

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Small Business Crawl: Taste of Diversey
Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

Small Business Crawl: Taste of Diversey

Back for it’s second year: The Belmont Cragin Business Crawl! This year’s theme is ‘Taste of Diversey!” Join us as we ‘crawl’ the Diversey corridor to eat, drink, taste, and experience our one-of-a-kind local businesses. Restaurants, florists, and shops will be offering samples for $1-$3, so bring single bills and bring your friends and neighbors!

June 29th, kicking off at 12pm the Northwest Side Housing Center

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Community Summit
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Community Summit

Let's party like it's 2015!
The Northwest Side Housing Center invites you to join us on June 22nd for Belmont Cragin's biggest gathering since the 2015 Quality of Life Plan. Join the movement to craft a new vision for our future as an even more united, vibrant, and diverse community.

Event includes:
food trucks, music, raffle, bike rides, community chats- and your voice!

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Landlord & Tenant Ordinance Workshop
Jun
18
1:00 PM13:00

Landlord & Tenant Ordinance Workshop

The Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance protects and promotes the public health, safety and welfare of Chicago's renters. Whether you're a renter or landlord, join us to understand your obligations under the ordinance. 

FREE refreshments and parking on-site!
Parent University - Steinmetz
3030 N Mobile Ave.
Chicago, IL 60634

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)

The NWSHC is proud to offer FREE First-Time Homebuyer classes. Join us to walk through the homebuying process, from building your credit, to exploring loan options, to closing the deal.

Attend both a Part 1 and 2 class to earn the certificate needed to obtain down payment assistance.

All classes take place at Wright College (4300 N. Narragansett) Room A216.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)

The NWSHC is proud to offer FREE First-Time Homebuyer classes. Join us to walk through the homebuying process, from building your credit, to exploring loan options, to closing the deal.

Attend both a Part 1 and 2 class to earn the certificate needed to obtain down payment assistance.

All classes take place at Wright College (4300 N. Narragansett) Room A216.

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