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.
Financial Self Defense and Estate Planning
Wednesday Jan. 13
6PM - 7PM
Learn about the importance of Estate Planning with emphasis on how to use the Transfer on Death Instrument (TODI) as part of a Financial Self Defense toolkit. Information presented by Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL).
Also learn about other tools to improve and defend your finances including: Reducing your housing costs, reviewing insurance policies, ensuring all eligible property tax exemptions are being taken and avoiding 3rd party utility supplier missteps.
This workshop is sponsored by Peoples Bank.
Property Management Training
Saturday Jan. 23
9AM - 1PM
This workshop provides participants with the knowledge to better market, manage, and maintain residential rental property and is led by CIC (Community Investment Corporation)
Topics covered include screening & marketing, fair housing, the Chicago landlord/tenant ordinance, tenant retention, rent collections & evictions
Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.
This workshop is required for TIF Purchase Rehab participants that plan to purchase a 2-4 unit property.
Home and Personal Safety
Wednesday Jan. 27
6PM – 7PM
This workshop provides participants with information about community safety and is being presented by a retired Chicago Police Detective.
Topics to be covered during the presentation include home security, block safety tips, secure driving solutions and low cost technical solutions.