Frequently Asked Questions
There is a $50 per household materials charge for the 8-hour class, and a $25 per household materials charge for the English and Spanish Gateway Orientation 2.5 hour class. To receive grant monies, both spouses must attend.
PLEASE NOTE: If you decide to come for individual counseling, there will be a $25 charge per individual listed on the mortgage for a credit report. Illinois is a homestead state, so both spouses must be signers on the mortgage or waive their rights.
Go online and register for a class today! At the class you will receive an application and checklist. Please fill it out completely. When you return with COPIES of the required documents, we will charge you $25 per person for a credit report and make you an appointment with one of our counselors. Your first appointment will run approximately 2 hours.