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The 2018 Housing Matters! conference—Leading the Way—will be on October 25 & 26 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington, IL. Join us for a dynamic conference with hundreds of individuals and organizations that care about expanding and protecting affordable housing and ending homelessness in Illinois. Together, we build expertise, experience, and the capacity to make our communities better.


Our conference will take place in Bloomington, IL at the DoubleTree by Hilton. A limited number of rooms are available at the hotel at the discounted rate of $116 + tax. You can reserve a room at this rate online or by calling 309-664-6446 and saying you are with the Housing Action Illinois conference.


Housing Action offers a limited number of scholarships to cover admission to the conference for member organizations that could not otherwise afford to send staff to attend. Apply by Friday, August 17.


Leading the Way will feature several plenary speakers, interactive breakout sessions, and workshops in four tracks: Public Policy Advocacy, Ending Homelessness, Housing Counseling, and Affordable Housing Development.

See the program for 2018  (subject to change) »

Intermediary Summit

For the first time, we’re hosting a summit for the affiliate organizations in our HUD Housing Counseling Intermediary network the day before the conference starts (Wednesday, October 24).

Learn more and register for the summit »

Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors

Interested in supporting the conference? Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities here and contact Kristin Ginger with any questions.

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