Wednesday, January 9, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
A free forum on homeownership that will feature information on a range of housing and financial topics will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Second Baptist Church, 436 S. 13th Ave. in Maywood.
“We want to empower our communities to know that, with ownership there’s wealth,” said Phyllis Logan, the executive director of Universal Housing Solutions CDC, which is hosting the event.
The event is co-sponsored by Universal Housing Solutions, Equal Housing Opportunity, Wintrust Mortgage, Illinois State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs, the West Side Branch NAACP and Village Free Press.
Logan said that there will be a series of workshops in a range of areas, including credit, budgeting, rehab lending (FHA 203K), tenants rights and insurance, savings, pre-approval, downpayment assistance, taxes and earned-income taxes.
“If we know better, we do better,” Logan said, adding that the event is open to residents across Cook County.
To pre-register for this FREE event, contact Logan at (708) 612-8518 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Eric Stith at (312) 956-2945. VFP
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