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DuPage Homeownership Center Seeks Nominations for Christ Award

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DuPage Homeownership Center

January 23, 2013 -- The DuPage Homeownership Center is seeking nominations for the Robert Christ Affordable Housing Award. The award is named for Bob Christ, founding DHOC Board President, who was a leading affordable housing activist in DuPage County. The award will be presented at DHOC's 22nd Anniversary Celebration in June.

To submit a nomination, download and fill out a nomination form at http://www.dhoc.org/events/annual and send to debra@dhoc.org, or you can mail to DuPage Homeownership Center, 1600 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187. You can also fax the nomination form to (630) 260-2505.

For more than 22 years, the nonprofit DuPage Homeownership Center has provided a full range of free services to promote responsible sustainable homeownership, with an emphasis on serving first-time homebuyers, low- and moderate-income households and counseling homeowners in crisis.

"The Robert Christ Affordable Housing Award is our highest honor, and represents a special dedication to affordable housing in DuPage County," said DHOC Executive Director Debra Olson.

Some of the guidelines for the award selection will include: Significant achievement in promoting or creating affordable housing opportunities in DuPage County; Bringing about awareness of affordable housing issues, pioneering systemic change, forming alliances, sharing experience and counsel; and demonstration of partnerships or activities that leverage community resources.

To contact the DuPage Homeownership Center, call 630) 260-2500 or visit the DHOC website at http://www.dhoc.org/.

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