Upcoming Events

Below, you’ll find a wide range of public discussions, events, fundraisers, trainings, and other activities of interest to people working in homelessness and housing in Illinois. Our main event each year is the annual Housing Matters! conference. We also have an annual trainings calendar where you can find the workshops and webinars that Housing Action Illinois is hosting in the coming year. Our member organizations also coordinate a wide variety of events related to affordable housing.

Have an event you think we should add to the calendar? Let us know.

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Housing Action Illinois Open House (Chicago) 4:00 pm
Housing Action Illinois Open House (Chicago) @ Housing Action Illinois Office
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drop by our office for a fun evening of drinks, mingling, and toasting to our recent move! We’ll be welcoming guests from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Appetizers and drinks will be provided. RSVP
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HCO Made Easy Training (Chicago) 9:00 am
HCO Made Easy Training (Chicago) @ Ralph Metcalfe Federal Building, HUD Offices
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm
Frustrated with HCO?  Can’t resolve error codes? Need help completing HUD-9902 reports? We can help. Join Housing Action Illinois in Chicago this April for a hands-on training to learn how to use HCO more efficiently[...]
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50th Anniversary Fair Housing Conference (Geneva) 9:00 am
50th Anniversary Fair Housing Conference (Geneva)
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Maintaining HOPE is a half-day conference and luncheon to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and HOPE’s 50th anniversary year. The conference is designed to provide staff and elected officials of local[...]
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“We Build Together” Homeownership Event (Chicago) 10:00 am
“We Build Together” Homeownership Event (Chicago)
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development Micro Market Recovery Program (MMRP) and Bankers Building Bridges for “We Build Together” on Saturday, April 21 from 10 am – 1 pm at 2635 S. Wabash.[...]
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Protections for Rent-to-Own Homebuyers (Webinar) 2:00 pm
Protections for Rent-to-Own Homebuyers (Webinar)
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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.[...]
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Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50 (Chicago) 9:30 am
Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50 (Chicago) @ Roosevelt University - Wabash Building
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Registration is open for  Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50, a one-day community summit on Saturday, April 28 at Roosevelt University (425 S. Wabash Ave). Fifty years after the passage[...]
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