Everyone needs an affordable, stable place to call home.

That’s why we unite organizations across Illinois in protecting and expanding affordable housing.

Advocacy and Education

We unite our members and allies to advance an equitable housing public policy agenda in Springfield and D.C. Together, our voice is stronger.

Training and Consulting

We help housing counseling agencies and housing developers build their capacity and expand their resources. Together, our impact is greater.

Housing Counseling Intermediary

We facilitate the management and distribution of HUD Housing Counseling Funds to a regional network of 26 agencies.

VISTA Network

We manage and coordinate a network of capacity-building AmeriCorps VISTAs placed with organizations across the state, all working to fight poverty.
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Raise a Glass to Housing Justice on February 13th

Housing Action Illinois is turning 30, and we’re not passing up the chance to celebrate! Join us at Lagunitas Brewing Co. in Chicago on February 13th to raise a toast to affordable housing, play some trivia, and get to know other housing champions who believe everyone should have a stable, affordable place to call home. Get your tickets now »

Summary of HUD’s Housing Counseling Program Final Rule

Department of Housing and Urban Development sealOn December 14, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a Final Rule for the Housing Counseling program. Housing Action Illinois has reviewed and summarized the rule to help housing counselors understand the key changes. Read our summary of HUD’s Final Rule »

Our Annual Report is Here!

In the past few years, Housing Action Illinois has been able to take important strides forward in the fight to protect and expand affordable housing in our state. We’re excited to share some of them with you in our 2015 annual report, Building a Stronger Illinois. Read the report now »

December 2016 Housing Advocacy Update

A lot has been going on with both federal and state politics lately. Our Policy Director breaks down some of the major developments at the federal level and in Illinois while also sharing ways you can speak up. Check out our policy update now »


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