About Us

housing counseling agency

The West Cook Homeownership Center is a program of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center. Our programs are available to anyone who inquires. The West Cook Homeownership Center is a HUD- approved housing counseling agency. We provide support for most issues related to home ownership counseling, foreclosure prevention services, financial literacy and capability.

WE HAVE A MISSION – To create vibrant communities by providing financial capability training, housing counseling of low and moderate-income (LMI) households, and investment without displacement to improve opportunities in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

As a Federal HUD-approved housing counseling agency program, anyone is eligible to use our services, but our primary service area includes:

Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Broadview, Brookfield, Cicero, City of Chicago (Austin and Garfield Park) Elmwood Park, Forest Park, Franklin Park, La Grange, La Grange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, River Grove, Riverside, Stickney, Stone Park, and Westchester.