IHDA UPDATE - Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

The Illinois Housing Development Authority does NOT administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. To apply for the rental subsidy, you need to work through a local Public Housing Authority. You can get further information from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at: (800) 955-2232.

$123 Million Announced for Permanent Supportive Housing

IHDA awarded more than $123 million in state and federal resources to finance permanent supportive housing throughout Illinois. Awarded under Round X of IHDA’s Permanent Supportive Housing Development Program, this funding is the largest ever annual award made by the State to fund housing and services for individuals at risk of homelessness, those living with disabilities, or other vulnerable populations.
Learn more about Round X awards.

Black Homelessness in Illinois: Structural Drivers of Inequality

Black Homelessness in Illinois: Structural Drivers of Inequality

As we continue to address the complexities of homelessness, it's important to recognize the specific challenges faced by Black residents in Illinois. IHDA's executive director, Kristin Faust, recently joined Governor JB Pritzker for the release of the report on Black Homelessness in Illinois. The release of the report on Black Homelessness accompanied by an actionable plan is a step in the right direction. Read the full report here.

Own Your Dream Home
Own Your Dream Home
Are you a resident of Illinois dreaming of owning your own home? IHDA Mortgage offers programs designed to support your homeownership goals including down payment assistance and homebuyer education courses.
Visit our resources today!
Join the Team!

Join the IHDA Team!

We are looking for passionate, talented individuals throughout the state to help us finance the creation and preservation of affordable housing. Benefit from a supportive, inclusive and growth-oriented workplace culture. We have openings throughout IHDA including in our Asset Management, Finance, and IT teams. Click here and start the application process to begin a rewarding career!

IHDA Portfolio and Pending Projects Map

IHDA Portfolio and Pending Projects Map

The status of all Preliminary Project Assessments (PPA) and applications for IHDA resources, as well as IHDA’s current portfolio, can be found via the fully searchable mapping tool. Click here to view the recently updated map.

IHDA Market Analysis
Application (IMAA)
The IHDA Market Analysis Application is a tool intended to aid all affordable housing practitioners in analyzing markets and site appropriateness. The IMAA data was recently updated and you may see it here.
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