NHS Contractor Application

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) and Neighborhood Lending Services (NLS) requires contractors to meet certain minimum requirements.

The minimum requirements are as follows:

  1. NHS Contractors Application – Complete the form in its entirety.
    • DO NOT leave any lines blank. If an area or question of the application does not apply to you, please indicate this by noting N/A.
    • Contractor Application
  2. Insurance Requirements – Submit current Certificate of Insurance. Certificate of Insurance MUST list Neighborhood Lending Services as Certificate Holder.
    • General Liability: $1,000,000.00 minimum
    • Workers Compensation: $500,000.00 minimum
    • Automobile Liability: $1,000,000 minimum
  3. Current copy of General Contractor License OR Home Repair License provided by service coverage areas – i.e. City of Chicago
  4. EPA approved RRP Certification OR HUD approved certification as a Lead Safe Work Practices
  5. Contractor/Supervisor – Certification is received after completing an EPA approved 8 hour course on General Knowledge about Lead.
  6. Form W-9 – Complete the form in its entirety.

Your generous support enables us to continue to make tremendous strides in advocating for working families while strengthening and stabilizing neighborhoods.