Palatine, IL – KeySay

Gretchen wanted to move back to Chicago from Florida to be near her children and grandchildren. She needed to buy an affordable home to ensure that if she has to stop working soon she will be able to live on her social security benefit. Gretchen looked at other units in …

Round Lake Beach, IL – KeySay, LLC

At 78 years old, Bella had been living in a second floor apartment for 15 years; however, she has severe arthritis in her hands and hips, and has gone through both hip and back surgery, and it became more difficult for her to walk upstairs. She earns less than 80% …

Midlothian, IL – KeySay, LLC

NCST Community Buyer, KeySay, purchased this vacant condominium through the Enhanced Offer program. The condominium association is self-managed, does not have a large amount of reserves, and requires owner-occupants, thus limiting the buyers for this unit. However, KeySay located a family who was seeking a nearby home in which their …

River Grove, IL – Riklin Investments

This single-family home had been vacant for at least two years when the NCST Community Buyer, Riklin Investments, purchased the home. The village had cited the property for multiple violations; therefore, the Buyer had to post a bond before rehab could even begin. One wall of the home had been destroyed …

Chicago, IL – Community Investment Corp. (CIC)

A long-time school teacher now has an affordable condominium in which to retire. Sheila, a 76-year-old widow still teaching full-time, hoped to find a home of her own for retirement, but assumed homeownership was out of her reach. She was thrilled to purchase this small condo unit in Morgan Park, …