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.

Raise a Toast to Housing Justice!

Join us at our 2018 Annual Benefit on March 12 at Lagunitas Brewing Company for a night of food, drinks, music, and fun. Come mix and mingle with other housing champions who believe a stronger Illinois begins at home!  Get your tickets now »


Register Now: 2018 Trainings & Workshops

Housing Action Illinois helps housing counselors and their agencies build their skills and capacity so they can provide the best housing and housing-related services to renters and homeowners. Our experts coordinate and teach regular workshops for counselors and offer one-on-one support and direct technical assistance to organizations. Learn more »

Rent-to-Own Homebuyers in Illinois Now Protected by Law

As of January 1, 2018, would-be homeowners are protected from predatory rent-to-own contracts by a new state law that creates some of the strongest consumer safeguards in the nation when it comes to these situations. Housing Action Illinois drafted and advocated for this legislation after a resurgence in predatory contracts from largely unregulated companies that falsely promise homeownership to people with low incomes. . Learn more »

Update Your Address Book

We outgrew our office space on Adams Street and have now moved to a new one. You can now find Housing Action Illinois at 67 E. Madison Street, Suite 1603, Chicago, Illinois 60603.

Our general phone number is the same.

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Until next year! Thanks to @ILHousing for a great #2018GovernorsConference. Can't go wrong when you have company like Niccole Clemments from @PNCBank, Anita Holmgren from the IL Association of Community Action Agencies & @MrgrtWooten from @ChiUrbanLeague.

About 2 days ago from Housing Action IL's Twitter via Twitter Web Client