Related Links

Local, statewide, and national organizations serving a variety of housing needs:

Access Living
Chicago, IL
https://www.accessliving.org

Race Forward, The Center for Racial Justice Innovation
New York, NY, and Oakland, CA
https://www.raceforward.org

Ayuda Legal Illinois (Illinois Legal Aid Online)
Online legal services/questions/information in Spanish
https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/es?fuseaction=spanish.showHome

Chicago Fair Housing Alliance (CAFHA)
Chicago, IL
https://www.cafha.net

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Iowa City, Iowa, and Washington, DC
https://www.consumerfinance.gov/fair-lending

DuPage Housing Authority
Wheaton, IL
https://www.dupagehousing.org

Housing Action Illinois
Chicago, IL
https://www.housingactionil.org/

Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing
Chicago, IL
https://www.lcbh.org

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
Washington, DC
https://www.lawyerscommittee.org

Open Communities
Winnetka, IL
https://open-communities.org/

People’s Resource Center
Wheaton and Westmont, IL
https://www.peoplesrc.org

Regional Housing Partnership
Chicago, IL
https://regionalhousingpartnership.org/

South Suburban Fair Housing Center
Homewood, IL
https://www.southsuburbanhousingcenter.org

The ACLU of Illinois (ACLU)
Chicago, IL
https://www.aclu-il.org

The Illinois Association of REALTORS
Springfield, IL

https://www.illinoisrealtors.org/legal/legal-a-z/fairhousing/

The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center
Chicago, IL
https://jmls.uic.edu/experiential-education/clinics/fairhousing/

National nonprofit organizations working on fair housing, fair lending, and affordable housing advocacy:

Center for Responsible Lending
Durham, NC and Washington, DC and Oakland, CA
https://www.responsiblelending.org

National Fair Housing Alliance
Washington, DC
https://www.nationalfairhousing.org

State and Federal government resources on housing and lending issues:

Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
Springfield and Chicago, IL 

https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/Pages/default.aspx

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Chicago, IL
https://www.fhlbc.com

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI
https://www.chicagofed.org

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Springfield and Chicago, IL
https://www.idfpr.com

Illinois Department of Human Rights
Chicago and Springfield and Marion, IL
https://www2.illinois.gov/dhr/Pages/default.aspx

Illinois Department of Human Services
Springfield and Chicago, IL
https://www.dhs.state.il.us

Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)
Chicago, IL
https://www.ihda.org

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development
Washington, DC and St. Louis, MO
https://www.rd.usda.gov/

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC and local offices
https://hud.gov

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
Washington, DC
https://www.justice.gov/crt/about/hce/

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
https://www.va.gov/

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