Housing Program Calendar of Events

Join North River Commission's Housing program in a diverse range of educational workshops for tenants and landlords.

For more information about upcoming or past events, please contact dalia@northrivercommission.org or erika@northrivercommission.org.


Upcoming events

 Homeowners Insurance Webinar

Thursday, November 9th at 6 p.m. via Zoom

Jueves, 16 de noviembre a las 6 p.m. En persona, 3403 W Lawrence Ave. Suite 301.

Join us for an essential homeowners insurance workshop with Comparion Insurance! In just one session, you'll learn everything you need to know about protecting your home. Get the inside scoop on coverage, how to avoid being underinsured, exclusions to watch out for, and discover easy ways to save money! Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to safeguard your most valuable asset - sign up today! Contact Erika at 872-257-8773.


¡Únase a nosotros para un taller de seguro de vivienda con Comparion Insurance! En una sola sesión, aprenderá todo lo que necesita saber sobre la protección de su hogar. ¡Obtenga la información interna sobre la cobertura, cómo evitar estar insuficientemente asegurado, exclusiones a tener en cuenta y descubra maneras fáciles de ahorrar dinero! No se pierda esta fantástica oportunidad de salvaguardar su activo más valioso - regístrese hoy! Comuníquese con Erika al 872-257-8773.



Homebuyer 101 Workshop

Thursday, December 7th at 6 p.m.  Wintrust Bank, 4343 N Elston ave.

Are you dreaming of owning your first home but don’t know where to start? Join us on Thursday, December 7th at 6 pm for a FREE homebuyer workshop, brought to you by North River Commission and Wintrust Bank. Our workshop is designed to equip you with everything you need to know about first-time homebuyer loans, resources, and requirements. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your dream of homeownership a reality. To RSVP, email Erika at erika@northrivercommission.org or text 872-257-8773.


Past events

Financial Health Workshop

Credit Building Workshop

Immigrant Tenant Protections

Protecting Immigrant Households 02.23.2023

Protegiendo los Hogares Inmigrantes 02.23.2023

LIHEAP Workshop

Fair Housing Workshop for Tenants

NRC Presentation for Renters 2.8.23

Fair Housing Workshop for Landlords

For the presentation please see the following link:  NRC_Training (1.26.23) FINAL (1)

Income Protections: Final version SOI - Landlords Factsheet (4)


Home Flooding and Energy Audit Workshop/ Taller de Inundaciones Domiciliarias y Auditoria Energetica

For the presentation please see the following link: RainReady Presentation

Credit Building Workshop/ Taller para establecer o reconstruir su crédito

To see the presentation, click the following link: Wintrust Bank Presentation English

Para leer la presentación haga click en el siguiente enlance: Wintrust Bank Presentacion en Espanol

For additional credit-building resources, please see the following link: MS Products

Landlord Workshop/ Taller para Propetarios:

To see the presentation, click the following link:  Northside Housing Initiative Oct 2022


Taller de Asistencia Legal para Inquilinos / Legal Assistance for Tenants Workshop:

For helpful resources click on the following:

Legal Aid Referral Organizations List

ATU Legal Aid & Collective Action Presentation


Taller para Compradores de Vivienda :

Tenant Rights Workshop:


Taller de Derechos de Inquilino:

Haga clic aquí para ver la presentación de Derechos de Inquilino

Homebuyer 101: Workshop

We Will Chicago: Housing and Neighborhoods

Download the presentation from the Tuesday, January 25, 2022 community meeting. (PDF)

We Will Chicago” is a citywide planning initiative under Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot that encourages neighborhood growth and vibrancy while addressing social and economic inequities. Community participation helps to promote the goals of using meaningful and inclusive engagement to shape the plan.