Programs provided free of charge in Chicago’s northern suburbs

Fair Housing

Open Communities conducts housing discrimination investigation, provides housing rights education and referrals, and assists municipalities.

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Foreclosure Prevention

Open Communities provides community outreach, education on options, referrals, loan document review, and negotiation with lenders to help prevent homeowners from losing their homes.

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Landlord/Tenant Advice

Open Communities works with landlords and tenants to mediate solutions and foster understanding with the goal of creating better living environments for all.

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Who We Serve

Our service area comprises the northern Cook and southern Lake County municipalities of Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Highwood, Kenilworth, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northbrook, Northfield, Park Ridge, Skokie, Wilmette, and Winnetka.

All of our services are confidential and provided free of charge. Donations are welcome.

Open Communities Office:
990 Grove Street, Suite 500
Evanston, IL 60201