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

Financial Health Workshop

Join North River Commission, Wintrust Bank, and The Friendship Center for a free in-person workshop on financial health on Wednesday, August 9 at 6 pm

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Protect your financial info online
  • Benefits and programs offered by Wintrust
  • Online banking 

RSVP with Erika via email at  erika@northrivercommission.org or text at 872-257-8773.


Past events

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.