Trolley Tour
Jun
9
9:30 AM09:30

Trolley Tour

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

Join us for the 5th Annual 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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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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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)

Ready to own your first home? We'll get you there. From finding down payment assistance to closing the deal, The Northwest Side Housing Center is here to walk you through the process.

In our two-part class, you'll learn about building your credit, loan options, and meet loan officers, real estate agents, and home inspectors. Attend a Part I and II class to receive a certificate needed to receive down payment assistance.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)

Ready to own your first home? We'll get you there. From finding down payment assistance to closing the deal, The Northwest Side Housing Center is here to walk you through the process.

In our two-part class, you'll learn about building your credit, loan options, and meet loan officers, real estate agents, and home inspectors. Attend a Part I and II class to receive a certificate needed to receive down payment assistance.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 1)

Ready to own your first home? We'll get you there. From finding down payment assistance to closing the deal, The Northwest Side Housing Center is here to walk you through the process.

In our two-part class, you'll learn about building your credit, loan options, and meet loan officers, real estate agents, and home inspectors. Attend a Part I and II class to receive a certificate needed to receive down payment assistance.

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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

First-Time Homebuyer Class (Pt. 2)

Ready to own your first home? We'll get you there. From finding down payment assistance to closing the deal, The Northwest Side Housing Center is here to walk you through the process.

In our two-part class, you'll learn about building your credit, loan options, and meet loan officers, real estate agents, and home inspectors. Attend a Part I and II class to receive a certificate needed to receive down payment assistance.

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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)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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First-Time Homebuyer Class (Part II)
Feb
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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Older Adult Organizing Meeting
Jan
22
3:00 PM15:00

Older Adult Organizing Meeting

  • 6650 West Belden Avenue Chicago, IL, 60707 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Older Adult committee was formed in 2008 at the Montclare Senior Residence to address issues and concerns that impact the lives of each resident. The Belmont Cragin Senior Suites began meeting in 2014 for the same reason. 

If you’re interested in making Belmont Cragin a better place for older adults to lead healthy and involved lives, then join us on December 20th. 

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Homeowner's Committee Meeting
Jan
18
6:30 PM18:30

Homeowner's Committee Meeting

Northwest Community Church, 5318 W Diversey Ave.

Are you tired of rising property taxes, over-assessed property values, and a lack of affordable housing in Northwest Chicago? Come to our next Homeowner's Committee meeting Thursday to get involved and make your voice heard!

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Older Adult Organizing Meeting
Dec
20
1:30 PM13:30

Older Adult Organizing Meeting

  • 6045 West Grand Avenue Chicago, IL, 60639 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Older Adult committee was formed in 2008 at the Montclare Senior Residence to address issues and concerns that impact the lives of each resident. The Belmont Cragin Senior Suites began meeting in 2014 for the same reason. 

If you’re interested in making Belmont Cragin a better place for older adults to lead healthy and involved lives, then join us on December 20th. 

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