Related Links

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

  accesslivinglogo.gif Access Living
Chicago, IL
http://www.accessliving.org
  Race Forward, The Center for Racial Justice Innovation
New York, NY and Oakland, CA
http://www.arc.org
  Ayuda Legal Illinois (Illinois Legal Aid Online)
On-line legal services/questions/information in Spanish
https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/es?fuseaction=spanish.showHome
  Chicago Fair Housing Alliance (CAFHA)
Chicago, IL
http://www.cafha.net
  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Iowa City, Iowa and Washington, DC
http://www.consumerfinance.gov/fair-lending
DuPage Housing Authority
Wheaton, IL
http://www.dupagehousing.org
  Housing Action Illinois
Chicago, IL
http://www.housingactionil.org/
  Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing
Chicago, IL
http://www.lcbh.org
  Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
Washington, DC
http://www.lawyerscommittee.org
  Open Communities
Winnetka, IL
http://open-communities.org/
  People’s Resource Center
Wheaton and Westmont, IL
http://www.peoplesrc.org
  Regional Housing Partnership
Chicago, IL
http://regionalhousingpartnership.org/
  South Suburban Fair Housing Center
Homewood, IL
http://www.southsuburbanhousingcenter.org
  The ACLU of Illinois (ACLU)
Chicago, IL
http://www.aclu-il.org
  The Illinois Association of REALTORS
Springfield, IL
http://www.illinoisrealtor.org/fairhousing
  The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center
Chicago, IL
http://www.jmls.edu/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
http://www.responsiblelending.org
  National Fair Housing Advocate Online
Nashville, TN
http://www.fairhousing.com
  National Fair Housing Alliance
Washington, DC
http://www.nationalfairhousing.org

State and Federal government resources on housing and lending issues:

  Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
Springfield and Chicago, IL
http://www.ildceo.net/dceo/
  Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Chicago, IL
http://www.fhlbc.com
  Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI
http://www.chicagofed.org
  Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Springfield and Chicago, IL
http://www.idfpr.com
  Illinois Department of Human Rights
Chicago and Springfield and Marion, IL
http://www2.illinois.gov/dhr/Pages/default.aspx
  Illinois Department of Human Services
Springfield and Chicago, IL
http://www.dhs.state.il.us
  Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)
Chicago, IL
http://www.ihda.org
  U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development
Washington, DC and St. Louis, MO
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov
  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC and local offices
http://hud.gov
  U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
Washington, DC
http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/hce/
  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
http://www.va.gov/
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