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Since 1997, CCLF has hosted technical assistance workshops on a variety of topics related to community development and affordable housing.
To register for a workshop, see "Upcoming Workshops" at the right on this page, or workshop [at] cclfchicago [dot] org (contact our workshop coordinator).
Small Contractor Bridge informational sessions
November 20, December 18, January 22 (2014), February 19 (2014)
This session will provide contractors a more in-depth understanding of the program. All organizations involved in the transaction will briefly discuss their roles during the session. Register here - please note that while the workshop is free, registration is required.
Project Readiness Workshops
March 12, June 11, November 12
Acquire the tools to begin your organization's affordable housing project. Offered several times throughout the year, this is a one-day primer on affordable housing development for community practitioners.
Housing Cooperatives and Communities Potluck
A free, half-day opportunity to meet and network with emerging and veteran co-op organizations from throughout the Chicago area. Topics will include fair housing law and practice, understanding your financial statements, and building group consensus. Bring a dish to pass and join us!
Building for Sustainability
A compact, two-day overview of affordable green design and development. The class is held at the Chicago Center for Green Technology and may be eligible for continuing education credit. Find the registration page here, and please contact Alyce at aeaton [at] cclfchicao [dot] org or (312) 252-0442 with questions.
Sustainable Builders Working Group
Last Thursday of every other month, beginning January 31
The Sustainable Builders Working Group is a dynamic, informal gathering of community development practitioners and partners working to encourage, effectively implement and operate sustainability features at the project and community level. Contact the workshop coordinator to be added to the mailing list or to inquire about or RSVP to the next meeting.
For more information about CCLF's workshops, contact us at 312-252-0440 ext. 101 or workshop [at] cclfchicago [dot] org (email the workshop coordinator).