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At IHDA, we know that your home is more than four walls and a roof. It’s the place where you put down roots, build your future and create memories.

Vibrant communities around the state typically share these common traits: citizens are engaged; neighborhoods are safe and schools are thriving.

Developers of multifamily housing are essential partners in IHDA’s mission to provide safe and affordable rental housing across Illinois.

IHDA offers a number of homebuyer programs that might make the difference in your client’s ability to afford a new home.


IHDA Annual Report Fiscal Year 2016
IHDA Annual Report Fiscal Year 2016

We’re excited to release the new IHDA  FY2016 Annual Report . Whether it was helping a family find an affordable place to live, giving local governments the tools they need to create vibrant neighborhoods, or generating more opportunities for the state’s development partners to build and preserve affordable housing, our investments changed lives and communities in 2016.

The 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

The 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing co-hosted by the Illinois Housing Development Authority and the Illinois Housing Council will take place on March 13 & 14, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601. Register today at www.ilgovernorsconference.com.

BMO Harris Bank Partners with IHDA to Assist Homeowners Who Owe More than the Home's Value
The New I-REFI Program

We’re pleased to announce the new I-REFI program which is designed to help homeowners who are current on their mortgage payments but owe more than their home is worth due to declining property values in their community.  IHDA offers underwater homeowners up to $50,000 in federal assistance to reduce the balance owed on their mortgage…