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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.

Financial Fresh Start (Financial Capability)

Our two-hour financial education workshop helps you:

  • Develop a spending plan
  • Reduce your debt
  • Increase your credit score

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

Thursday June 4
6PM - 8PM One 2-hour session
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Thursday June 18
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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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.

Tuesdays June 9, 16, 23, and 30
6PM - 8PM:  Eight-hour course delivered in four 2-hour sessions
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Saturdays June 13th and June 20
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, and trolley tours of neighborhoods and homes for-sale. To view these offerings, click here.