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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.


New Financing Available for the Creation and Operation of Community-Based Supportive Housing
Updated IHDA Opportunity Areas

Please note that he IHDA Opportunity Areas have been updated on the website. IHDA Opportunity Areas are determined for purposes related to the State of Illinois’ Low Income Housing Tax Credit Qualified Allocation Plan.  Please visit Opportunity Areas section for more information  and to access our updated Opportunity Areas map.

IHDA Annual Report Fiscal Year 2017
IHDA Annual Report Fiscal Year 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of our  Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report . 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of IHDA by the Illinois Legislature.  This Annual Report takes a look back at milestones throughout our history as we financed over 255,000 units of affordable housing to support healthy, economically integrated communities throughout the state.

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The Illinois Hardest Hit Program

Are you among the hardest hit and need help paying your mortgage? Help is available through the Illinois Hardest Hit program .  Homeowners who have experienced a 15% reduction in income due to a hardship may be eligible for up to $35,000 in reinstatement and/or ongoing monthly mortgage assistance while  working to regain financial stability.