About the Organization
The Community Investment Corporation (CIC) is Chicagoland’s leading multifamily rehab lender providing a reliable source of financing for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and preservation of rental housing. CIC is certified by the U.S. Treasury Department as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. They provide financing to buy and rehab apartment buildings in the 6-county Chicago area. CIC also provides property management training, assistance, and advice to property owners to ensure the long-term success of their real estate investments.
Landlord Resources & Training
Fundamentals of Property Management Training
This training provides landlords with the knowledge to better market, manage, and maintain a residential rental property. Topics include marketing, fair housing, the landlord/tenant ordinance, eviction court, nuisance abatement, real estate tax issues, maintenance, and budgeting. For more information, visit the CIC website.
Tips From Taft
A continuing series in the CIC newsletter written by Taft West, the CIC Director of Property Management Training. Each article explores a single topic of interest to multifamily property owners and managers. Visit the Tips from Taft website for more information.
See all the landlord resources and training opportunities available at the CIC website.