Louvell Houston – IHDA’s Home Accessibility Program

With the help of the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) Home Accessibility Program (HAP), Louvell and Catherine Houston were able to install a wheelchair ramp in their Chicago home that helped Louvell regain his mobility and independence. The Houston’s learned about the HAP program from their daughter Lovetta, who attended a resource fair at [...]

IHDA’S Community Revitalization Programs – Video

IHDA’s stabilization and planning strategies provide guidance and funding to help local governments effectively tackle their most urgent problems and grow their communities. The City of Decatur was awarded grant funding from IHDA in 2018, which allowed them to turn vacant and blighted properties into assets, helping renew their neighborhoods for overall community revitalization [...]

IHDA’S Access Mortgage Program – Video

With the help of his loan officer at Oak Leaf Community Mortgage and IHDA’s Access Mortgage Program, Chris Brady found the down payment boost he needed to begin a new chapter as a first-time homebuyer. Chris received $10,000 in down payment assistance that not only made homeownership a reality, but also ensured he had [...]

IHDA – Illinois Hardest Hit Program – Video

After being employed by the same company for more than 20 years, Selena was suddenly laid off with a mortgage, an auto loan, medical bills and college tuition for her daughter. Uncertain of her immediate future, Selena found help through the Illinois Hardest Hit Program (HHF). The assistance enabled Selena to look for new [...]

IHDA’S Home Accessibility Program – Video

With the help of the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) Home Accessibility Program, Eve Salazar was able to install a stair lift in her Chicago home. Special thanks to UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago and Greg Grill, Sr. Director of Programs, for working with IHDA and the HAP program to ensure senior citizens and [...]

Anthony Place Affordable Living For Seniors – Video

Yorkville residents, Geneva and David Fiore Sr., share their experience moving into Anthony Place Senior Apartments, a new two-story building offering 50 one- and two-bedroom units for residents 55 and older. Financed with an IHDA First Mortgage and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, the development brings much-needed senior housing to Kendall County. The property includes [...]