Established in 1975, NHS is a nonprofit neighborhood revitalization organization committed to helping homeowners and strengthening neighborhoods. Our mission is to create opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their neighborhoods. NHS is a successful nonprofit because of the support of many stakeholders committed to helping homeowers and strengthening neighborhoods.
If you are struggling to make your monthly mortgage payment, don’t panic. In Illinois, it can take 12-15 months for a foreclosure to be completed. Don’t delay, call your lender or NHS as soon as you can. NHS offers free foreclosure prevention counseling and suburban “Keep Your Home” events throughout Chicagoland. Gather the required documents and see if you qualify for a loan modification.
Buying a home can be confusing and scary… NHS’ free homebuyer education classes discuss the pros and cons of owning a home, budgeting and cash flow management, and much more. Offered in English and Español, our classes are taught by NHS HUD-certified counselors in several locations throughout Chicago and Elgin.
Interested in buying a home? The NHS Redevelopment Corporation “NHSRC”, an NHS-affiliated nonprofit corporation, has high-quality rehabbed homes and newly-built homes and two-flats for sale and rent throughout Chicago. NHSRC stabilizes neighborhoods by securing vacant properties, rehabs homes using “green” building practices, and affordably sells to homeowner-occupants. NHSRC also develops multi-family housing and manages rental housing.
Whether you are interested in free homebuyer education classes, a fixed-rate loan to buy a home, would like to fix up your home, or are trying to save your home from foreclosure, NHS has the expert help you need. NHS is a nonprofit, HUD-certified counseling organization that gives Chicago and Elgin residents the tools they need to Buy, Fix, and Keep Their Homes.
Since 1975, NHS has strengthened low- and moderate-income neighborhoods through successful partnerships with residents, block clubs, financial institutions, insurance companies and other key partners. NHS works in eight neighborhood-based offices in Chicago and Elgin, offering homeownership, lending, and rehab services to help people Buy, Fix, and Keep Their Homes.
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) would like to thank all of our volunteers who participated in our 26th Annual NeighborWorks Day on Saturday, June 1. Thanks to your time and talent our neighborhood projects were a booming success! Read More »
On Thursday, April 25th, NHS of Chicago held its Annual Trustee Committee Meeting. The Trustee committee consists of top decision makers from financial institutions, insurance companies, other Chicago businesses, and civic leaders whose interest, leadership, and resources are used to provide ongoing advice and support for NHS’ work. Read More »
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Inc. (NHS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mary Lu Seidel as the Director of its Fox Valley office. NHS of Chicago’s suburban-based affiliate, NHS of the Fox Valley has been responding to the need for affordable housing resources in Elgin and the surrounding Fox Valley region since 2005 by creating opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, maintain home ownership over the long term and improve their lives. Read More »
Over 700 corporate, foundation, government and community partners attended NHS' Annual Awards Dinner on March 20th at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, helping to raise over $425,000 to support NHS' work. Read More »
U.S. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan along with Attorneys General Lisa Madigan (Illinois) and Tom Miller (Iowa) meeting privately with homeowners Vanessa Fair and Janice Carroll prior to press conference to discuss the impact of the National Mortgage Settlement. Read More »