Register For Workshops (HCV Participants)

Understanding Your Lease 

Tuesday, June 21, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

Your lease is a legally binding document and it’s important to have a clear understanding of what you’re agreeing to before you sign it. Join us to learn about the basic components of a standard lease including common lease agreement terms as well as the rights and responsibilities of both parties.

Ask CHA Anything about the HCV Program

Thursday, July 7, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

We’re here to answer your general questions about the HCV Program! From moving and inspections, to re-examinations, enforcement and subsidy payments, our panel of CHA staff are ready to share their knowledge with you. The session will be entirely Q&A (questions will be submitted in the question chat box) and the panel will address as many as possible. 

Note: The panelists will not be able to address account-specific questions during the session.

Affordability and You: How CHA Determines Rent for HCV Families 

Tuesday, July 12, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

Thinking about your next move? Worried about a rent increase? This session covers the many factors that influence how CHA determines rent for HCV families, including income, utilities, unit location, market comparables and more. You’ll even get to try out the math for yourself using a few general examples!

Fair Housing Law Update: Source of Income Protections

Tuesday, July 26, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

Are you familiar with the different federal, state and city laws that protect renters from discrimination? Want to learn more about the new State of Illinois source of income protections? Our panel of fair housing advocates and legal professionals are here to explain how the fair housing laws may impact you, and help you avoid common pitfalls.

How CHA Enforces HCV Program Rules

Tuesday, August 16, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

What does a voucher, a HAP Contract and a lease have in common? They’re all legally binding documents that can impact your good standing with the HCV Program! In this session, we’ll discuss how CHA monitors contract compliance, investigates complaints and ensures that HCV families and property owners are meeting their obligations to the program (and to each other). HCV staff will also review what can happen during the different stages of program enforcement through a series of real case studies.

The Tenant Side of HQS Inspections

Tuesday, August 30, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

HCV families may only have a few inspection responsibilities, but they’re important ones! CHA’s inspectors will review how families should prepare for an inspection, what health and safety hazards CHA checks for and what happens if the inspection fails. 

Ask CHA Anything about the HCV Program

Thursday, September 8, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

We’re here to answer your general questions about the HCV Program! From moving and inspections, to re-examinations, enforcement and subsidy payments, our panel of CHA staff are ready to share their knowledge with you. The session will be entirely Q&A (questions will be submitted in the question chat box) and the panel will address as many as possible. 

Note: The panelists will not be able to address account-specific questions during the session.

Paving a Path to Homeownership

Tuesday, September 13, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  |  Click Here to Register for the Webinar

Dreaming of buying a home? Let us help you make a plan! In this session, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of preparing for the home buying process, including building savings and credit, budgeting, applying for a mortgage, working with a realtor and more. This session will also cover the requirements to participate in CHA's Choose to Own (CTO) Homeownership Program. 

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