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Workshops & Education

Whether you are interested in buying a home or are an existing homeowner, Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) provides a variety of workshops to empower you to make smart decisions.

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Our 90-minute foreclosure prevention education workshop provides insight into the foreclosure process, loan modification options, mediation, forbearance, housing counselor assistance, and mortgage assistance grant programs:

These are online courses taught by a live instructor via Zoom.

Thursday January 20
6PM - 7:30PM: One 90-minute session
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Thursday February 17
6PM - 7:30PM One 90-minute session
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Financial Fresh Start (Financial Capability)

Our two-hour financial education workshop helps you:

These are online courses taught by a live instructor via Zoom.

Tuesday January 11
6PM - 8PM: One 2-hour session
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Tuesday January 25
6PM - 8PM: One 2-hour session
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Tuesday February 8
6PM - 8PM: One 2-hour session
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Thursday February 22
6PM - 8PM One 2-hour session
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COVID-19
Online Home Buyer Education

Complete home buyer education with eHome, an online home buyer education course. Proceed at your own pace in completing 6 modules, which are also available in Spanish. The regular cost of this course is $99, but use the discount code NHSC49 for a significant reduction in price to $50.

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Online Foreclosure Education

Free online self-paced foreclosure course covering home retention options, the foreclosure timeline, and resources available to help save your home.

  • Learn foreclosure options and answers
  • Prepare to work with a foreclosure counselor
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Home Buyer Education Webinars

Learn about the home buying process such as the basics of budgeting, improving credit, understanding the closing process and down payment assistance programs. 

These are online courses taught by a live instructor via Zoom.

Saturdays January 8 and 15
9AM - 1PM: Eight-hour course delivered in two 4-hour sessions
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Wednesdays January 5, 12, 19, and 26
6PM - 8PM: Eight-hour course delivered in four 2-hour sessions
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Wednesdays February 2, 9, 16 and 23
6PM - 8PM: Eight-hour course delivered in four 2-hour sessions
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Saturday February 5 and 12
9AM - 1PM: Eight-hour course delivered in two 4-hour sessions
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A Home Buyer Education certificate of completion, required to qualify for some
down payment assistance programs, is valid for one year from date of completion.

Additional Workshops for Homeowners and Homebuyers

We also offer a variety of other workshops for current and future homeowners, such as estate
planning, insurance and taxes.

These are online courses taught by a live instructor via Zoom.

There are no classes scheduled at this time.