Many voices are stronger than one. We mobilize our members and allies to advocate for policies that help end homelessness, create affordable rental housing, promote sustainable homeownership, and affirmatively further fair housing. We work to increase federal, state, and local investments in proven housing programs, as well as to develop new and innovative policy solutions. On our own and through coalition work, we have been able to secure a multitude of policy victories in Springfield and Washington, D.C., that benefit renters and homeowners.

2019 Legislative Session Wrap Up

With Governor JB Pritzker taking office, this was an extremely busy and productive General Assembly session, with final action on several key items, including the fiscal year 2020 budget and the first major capital budget since 2009.

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Housing Action Illinois works to advocate and mobilize around a broad range of issues aligned with our core mission of creating an Illinois where everyone has a good, affordable place to call home. See our 2019 policy agenda »

Some of our primary issues include:

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Dig into our publications, which share research and analysis on issues related to affordable housing.

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