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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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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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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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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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

RSVP Below:

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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

RSVP: isantiago@nwshc.org

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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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Landlord and Tenant Rights
May
20
6:30 PM18:30

Landlord and Tenant Rights

Our friends at Lawyers Committee for Better Housing are hosting a workshop For Tenants and Landlords from Chicago and surrounding suburbs to learn what their rights and responsibilities are and how to best adhere to the laws related to tenancy including the eviction process.

FREE refreshments and parking on-site!

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Special First-Time Homebuyer Workshop
Apr
23
6:30 PM18:30

Special First-Time Homebuyer Workshop

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is proud to offer FREE First-Time Homebuyer classes. Attend this special class presented with First Midwest Bank to explore the homebuying process. From building your credit, to finding the right loan, to closing the deal— you’ll be on your way to homeownership after working with the NWSHC.

This class presented at Northwest Side Housing Center
5233 W. Diversey Ave. Chicago, IL
6:30pm-7:30pm

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1 and 2 Combined)
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1 and 2 Combined)

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is proud to offer FREE First-Time Homebuyer classes. Attend this all-day, part 1 and 2 combined class to explore the homebuying process. From building your credit, to finding the right loan, to closing the deal— you’ll be on your way to homeownership after working with the NWSHC.

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.

This and all classes will be at Wright College (4300 N. Narragansett), Room A216.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)
Mar
9
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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Public Launch: Northwest Side Community Development Corporation
Mar
6
5:30 PM17:30

Public Launch: Northwest Side Community Development Corporation

Our subsidiary is open for business!

Join us March 6th at Salud Bar to celebrate the public launch of our new subsidiary: the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation. Hear about our exciting new programs, meet the team, and learn how we can work together to make Belmont Cragin an even better place to live, shop, and open a business.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)
Mar
2
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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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1 and 2 Combined)
Feb
23
9:00 AM09:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1 and 2 Combined)

The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is proud to offer FREE First-Time Homebuyer classes. Attend this all-day, part 1 and 2 combined class to explore the homebuying process. From building your credit, to finding the right loan, to closing the deal— you’ll be on your way to homeownership after working with the NWSHC.

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.

This and all classes will be at Wright College (4300 N. Narragansett), Room A216.

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Landlord Mixer
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Landlord Mixer

Come eat, drink, and mingle.
Our first Landlord Mixer of the year is February 20th, and it’s your opportunity to meet other landlords, hear about our resources and landlord-tenant program, and meet our new rental counselor, Jimmy.

RSVP today: jthomas@nwshc.org or call 773-283-3888

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Aldermanic Forum: Wards 29, 30, 31
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

Aldermanic Forum: Wards 29, 30, 31

If you live in ward 29, 30, or 31, then you absolutely should attend our Aldermanic Forum! This is your chance to hear the platforms and agendas of your next Alderman. Don’t miss out!

All candidates invited:
29th Ward: Zerlina Smith, Chris Taliaferro, and Dwayne Truss

30th Ward: Edgar Esparza, Jessica Gutierrez, and Ariel Reboyras 

31st Ward: Colin Bird-Martinez, Felix Cardona Jr., and Milly Santiago

Event includes:
Moderated Q&A
Free refreshments and parking
Spanish translation

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)
Feb
9
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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Community Meeting: Avenues for Growth
Feb
5
5:30 PM17:30

Community Meeting: Avenues for Growth

Do you live, work, or own a business in Belmont Cragin?

Are you interested in playing a role in developing our community’s business corridors, improving public transit, and shaping urban design in Belmont Cragin?

Then join us for our first community meeting about our Avenues for Growth plan!

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)
Feb
2
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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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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