There are many local, state & federal organizations working to help families find affordable places to live in Chicago and the suburbs.
Below are links to several of the agencies that were consulted for ABC7 Chicago's series on the challenges of finding and protecting affordable housing.
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Also listed are larger agencies that may be helpful to those seeking housing assistance.
Institute For Housing Studies at DePaul:
Illinois Housing Development Authority
Hispanic Housing Development Corporation:
Interfaith Housing Corporation:
Lawndale Christian Development Corporation:
Housing & Urban Development
Preservation of Affordable Housing:
North West Housing Partnership
Chicago Urban League's Housing & Financial Empowerment Center