Crime Free Housing

Upcoming Crime Free Housing Classes


Wednesday, February 27 and Thursday, February 28  –6:00PM – 8:30PM
Attendance on both evenings by the same attendee is required in order to receive a certificate.

Saturday, March 23  – 9:00AM – 2:00PM 
Includes ½ hour lunch break, on your own.

Class Location
Schaumburg Police Department
1000 W Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg IL 60194

Register online  or through Debbie Zelinka at 847.348.7320 or via

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

  • Phase 1 (Mandatory per VOS Ordinance 123.02, Section D)

    Attend the seminar presented by Schaumburg Police Department

    Topics include Crime Prevention, benefits of applicant screening, crime-free lease addendum, evictions and pro-active management techniques. 

  • Phase 2 (Security Assessment)

    CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) certification. CPTED reviews security requirements necessary for tenant’s safety.

  • Phase 3
    To obtain full certification, multi-unit property managers will be required to hold a tenant crime prevention meeting and will be provided materials and assistance to publicize the meeting with their tenants.



Schaumburg’s Rental Ordinance


Schaumburg’s Crime Free Multi-Housing Ordinance


Crime Free Housing Addendum


Crime Free Multi-Housing FAQ’s