Advocacy and Organizing

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.

Housing as a Vaccine: Dr. Megan Sandel to Keynote 2017 Anniversary Conference

“A stable, decent home is like a vaccine,” says Dr. Megan Sandel, who has dedicated her life to making the connections between housing and health. We’re excited to announce that Dr. Sandel will deliver the keynote address in October at this year’s annual conference. Learn more and register »

30 Years of Building a Movement

In the late eighties, 46 nonprofits who saw the critical need for a united voice for affordable housing in Illinois joined together. Thirty years later, Housing Action Illinois has grown into a powerful, wide-reaching coalition of more than 160 member organizations and the thousands of housing professionals, counselors, developers, and advocates who work for them. Our 2016 Annual Report celebrates the growth of our movement while also exploring the challenges that lie ahead of us. Look through the report and see how far we’ve come together »

Hitting the Road: Our 30th Anniversary Caravan

Housing Action Illinois is hitting the road to raise awareness about the need for quality affordable housing across the state! During July and August, our staff and board will be traveling around the state to meet with community-based agencies that are working to ensure everyone in their community has access to a safe, affordable place to call home. Check out where we’re going and what we’re up to »

Housing Action Trainings Go Nationwide

We’re excited to announce that Housing Action Illinois is beginning to facilitate housing counselor trainings not just in Illinois but in states across the nation. In response to needs expressed by housing counselors, Housing Action has started to develop our own guides and trainings, including The Fundamentals of Rental Housing Counseling and Housing Counselor Online Made Easy. Learn more and inquire about bringing a training to your state »

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When art & housing policy come together: HAI's Bob Palmer is a dramaturg for Performing Home! Oct. 13-15, @linkshall bit.ly/2hffFdv

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