Illinois

The Housing Credit in Action

The properties below are just a few examples of the Housing Credit in Illinois. Statewide, the Housing Credit has provided more than 100,000 affordable homes for low-income families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.

See the state fact sheet to learn more about the Housing Credit’s impact.

Housing Credit Resident Stories

Gerald Hurt

Gerald Eugene Hurt enlisted in the U.S. Military in 1979 when he was 17 years old. After a difficult year of his life when he got divorced and lost his mother, his life took a downturn and he found himself without a home. He recalls a difficult way of living, sleeping under bridges, in tents, and abandoned homes. Now Gerald lives in affordable veterans housing in Danville, Illinois and has access to supportive services.

Stories from Freedom’s Path Hines

Freedom’s Path in Hines, IL provides affordable homes and onsite services to veterans who need them. Below is a collection of their stories.