City of Paris – Building a Better Community

When local employers considered moving to Indiana when their workforces could not find enough housing, the City of Paris worked with IHDA and the Laborers’ Home Development Corporation to develop quality affordable apartments that convinced them to stay. More recently, as demand for affordable housing for seniors has grown, the City benefited from IHDA’s [...]

By |2020-02-19T20:40:27+00:00February 19th, 2020|Video Production Portfolio|0 Comments

IHDA Funding to End Homelessness – Lincoln Park Community Services

IHDA was one of the major funders of Lincoln Park Community Services' (LPCS) newly constructed permanent supportive housing development in Chicago. This 20-unit community supports people who have experienced homelessness by providing affordable housing and critical resources to support their employment, education, mental health, and overall stability. In this video, resident Jose Keegan and [...]

By |2020-02-19T20:41:39+00:00December 12th, 2019|Video Production Portfolio|0 Comments

IHDA Homeownership – Creating Hope, Changing Lives

Young couples often confront a variety of challenges, from finishing school to securing appropriate housing for their families. For Illinois residents Cecilia and Alexis, IHDA offered the much needed resources and support to assist them in becoming homeowners. In addition to receiving down payment assistance, these newlyweds illustrate ways that IHDA staff go “above [...]

By |2020-02-19T20:44:13+00:00November 13th, 2019|Video Production Portfolio|0 Comments

IHDA Partnering To Provide Affordable Housing

  Community partnerships are a key component to IHDA’s ability to provide affordable housing opportunities in Illinois. Through our collaboration with the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC,) our joint efforts provide participants like Dewanna Hughes with the financial and supportive services needed for sustainable homeownership. In this video, Dewanna and the staff at HACC [...]

By |2020-02-19T20:44:52+00:00November 13th, 2019|Video Production Portfolio|0 Comments

Diversity And Inclusion At IHDA

Diversity and inclusion are key values at IHDA and we are proud to offer a unique staff culture where people's differences are embraced and celebrated. We believe that our differences strengthen both our team, and our overall mission to provide affordable housing options to people throughout Illinois. Thank you so much for taking the time [...]

By |2020-02-19T20:47:58+00:00November 12th, 2019|Video Production Portfolio|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2020-02-19T21:00:17+00:00December 29th, 2018|Video Production Portfolio|0 Comments

IHDA – Illinois Hardest Hit Program

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 job [...]

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