Kankakee’s ECDA Hosting Free Homebuyer’s Workshop Next Week


Kankakee’s ECDA Hosting Free Homebuyer’s Workshop Next Week


February 10, 2021

KANKAKEE, IL - (February 10, 2021) – Are you ready to buy a home? Sign up for the Economic and Community Development Agency’s (ECDA) free Homebuyer’s 101 workshop to learn about the starting phases of the homebuying process. Hosted at the ECDA office, participants will have the opportunity to ask direct questions and interact in a small, socially-distance setting with ECDA staff members. The Homebuyer’s 101 workshop will be held on Thursday, February 18th at 6:00 p.m.

“Data indicates communities with high percentages of home owners are more stable. Home ownership is a key factor to stabilizing our neighborhoods and strengthening community. The staff at the ECDA are diligently working to  educate residents on the process to becoming responsible home owners. I would hope those who are interested in becoming homeowners take full advantage of this valuable resource opportunity,” said Mayor Wells-Armstrong. 

The maximum capacity for this workshop is 10 people. To make a reservation, please email yourvoice@citykankakee-il.gov.  The Homebuyer’s 101 workshop is for adults only  to allow full engagement  with staff and to adhere  to capacity limits for a smaller space. For questions, please contact the email listed above or call the ECDA office at 815-933-0506.

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About the Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA):

The Kankakee Economic and Community Development (ECDA) is a local government agency whose mission is to improve the lives of Kankakee residents and enhance the economic vitality of communities through housing, economic development and community development. The ECDA administers programs that serve the neighborhoods and residents of the City of Kankakee provided by federal, state and local funding. For more information, contact ECDA at 815-933-0506, Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit our website at https://ecda.citykankakee-il.gov/.


About the City of Kankakee, Illinois:

The City of Kankakee is dedicated to protecting, building and nurturing the community while enhancing lives. We are a historic, vibrant and active riverfront community. We continue to transform into an extraordinary place to dream, grow and thrive. Embracing our diversity, we strive to be progressive, inclusive and innovative. For more information on the City of Kankakee, please visit the website at www.citykankakee-il.gov.


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