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Budgeting & Banking

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LCHA's HUD-Certified Housing Counselors provide FREE Budget and Banking Counseling to ALL Lake County residents regardless of income, residency or demographic.

Interested in individual Housing Counseling?

Fill out our Intake Form HERE

LCHA's spending plans can be found HERE.

One-on-One Budget and Banking counseling focuses on the individual financial goals of the client. These can include:

  • Comprehensive financial literacy
  • Analyzing spending habits
  • Creating a viable long-term savings plan
  • Identifying banking options that maximize savings potential
  • Establishing a banking presence after collections or poor credit
  • Repairing credit
  • Identifying and applying to qualifying subsidy programs
  • Referrals to non-profit debt repair agencies


To speak to a HUD-Certified housing counselor directly, contact:

Lake County Housing Authority

33928 North US Highway 45 Grayslake, IL 60030

847-223-1170 x 2060