Homebuyer Counseling

You don't have to get ready for home ownership on your own.

CPAH’s HUD-Certified Housing Counselors provide free, objective and personalized guidance to help you prepare for successful homeownership.

Our counselors will help you:

  • develop an individualized action plan
  • develop a realistic budget
  • learn how much of a loan you can afford
  • understand your credit report
  • build savings
  • decrease debt
  • improve credit scores
  • qualify for a mortgage
  • overcome barriers to homeownership
  • answer your questions
  • feel more confident and prepared for homeownership

How to get started:

Please contact Reema Shakya at 847.263.7478 ext 15 or rshakya@cpahousing.org to schedule a housing counseling appointment.

You will also need to download the Pre-Purchase Counseling Intake Packet:  English | Spanish and submit it at least three days prior to your scheduled appointment.