North West Housing Partnership – Illinois Affordable Housing Agency


North West Housing Partnership

Established in 1990, the North West Housing Partnership (NWHP) is dedicated to creating and implementing programs to promote economically diverse housing.

Through a fiscally responsible and multi-faceted approach North West Housing Partnership​ promotes public and private partnerships that create and preserve cost-effective quality housing for low to moderate income residents and workers through housing development and renovation, education and advocacy.

North West Housing Partnership provides a number of programs and services that are highlighted throughout this website from home rehabilitation, homes for sale to  handyman for seniors, home repair for seniors and disabled, and affordable housing for seniors and families.


Rehabilitation and handyman programs


Home Buyer Workshops and Seminars


Affordable Housing and Senior Housing

Programs For Homeowners and New Home Buyers

For further information on each program click on the title and/or contact Michelle Hill for an application. Each program has specific income qualifications and guidelines.

Owner-Occupied Single Family Rehabilitation
This program helps homeowners correct code violations and address long overdue repairs that affect the health and safety of residents and their families. The Owner-Occupied Single Family Rehabilitation program is in cooperation with the communities of Des Plaines,  Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg.

Home-Buyer Rehabilitation Program
This program is for people ready to purchase a new home that needs repairs and also a small amount of down payment assistance. It is for residents of DuPage, Kane and McHenry Counties.​

North West Housing Partnership (NWHP) Single Family Rehab Program
NWHP acquires homes in Bellwood, Maywood, Berwyn, Forest Park and Oak Park to rehab and then sell affordably to qualified homebuyers. These qualified buyers also will receive $10,000 in down payment or closing cost assistance. In addition, NWHP buys, rehabs and sells homes throughout the northwest suburbs. See the Homes for Sale section for homes that are for sale or will be soon.

Affordable Rental Housing for Seniors 55+

NWHP has developed in partnership with several developers, affordable and market rate rental housing in several communities in the North West suburbs of Chicago. Visit our affordable developments page for additional information on past, current or new projects.


handymanHandyman Program for Seniors

NWHP has a “Handyman Program” for those who are 65 years and older and people with disabilities who are 18 or over and in need of simple repairs to their home. This program is provided by the Northwest Suburban Housing Collaborative representing the communities of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Mt. Prospect, Palatine and Rolling Meadows. There is also a special home modification program with grants of up to $1,500. Restrictions apply. The Programs page has the Handyman Program Guidelines, Resource Guide, and Income Scale for the Handyman Cost.



NWHP brings together resources to create balanced housing opportunities.

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