Housing Action Illinois is pleased to announce that Jennifer Pallas will be joining the organization as a Housing Counseling Program Coordinator on April 1.  Jennifer will be working to expand the capacity of housing counselors and counseling agencies throughout the state through training and programmatic support.

Jennifer brings 10 years of housing counseling experience to Housing Action Illinois. She began her career as an AmeriCorps VISTA helping people with disabilities to purchase or rent accessible housing. More recently, as the director of housing counseling and vice president of financial services at North Side Community Federal Credit Union, she has managed a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency and shared her counseling best practices at conferences held by the Illinois Asset Builders Group, Housing Action Illinois, and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions. After a decade of empowering renters, homebuyers, and homeowners, Jennifer is eager to collaborate with Housing Action members and partners throughout Illinois.