Housing Action Illinois is a statewide coalition formed to protect and expand the availability of quality, affordable housing throughout Illinois.
We match full-year and summer AmeriCorps members with community-based organizations across IL. Our network includes a variety of positions, all aimed at helping our communities thrive.
On May 31, the Illinois General Assembly passed major omnibus legislation to increase the supply of affordable housing across the state. The bill awaits Governor Pritzker’s signature.
On May 17, Governor Pritzker signed the COVID-19 Emergency Housing Act into law, creating a strong set of protections for Illinoisans struggling to pay their rent or mortgages because of the pandemic.
The RTLO creates the kind of basic floors for landlord conduct that have existed for more than 30 years in Chicago, Evanston, and Mount Prospect.
Find updates on mortgage and rental assistance programs, evictions, and foreclosures, as well as guidance for homeless service providers, housing counseling agencies, and housing providers.