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NLIHC Housing Advocacy Organizer

Justin Godard
202.662.1530 x233 | jgodard@nlihc.org

State Partner

Housing Action Illinois
11 East Adams Street, Suite 1601
Chicago, IL 60603-6301
Phone: 312-939-6074
Fax: 312-939-6822
Website: www.housingactionil.org
Ms. Sharon Legenza, Executive Director | sharon@housingactionil.org
Mr. Bob Palmer, Policy Director | bob@housingactionil.org

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National Housing Trust FundHTF Implementation Information:

NLIHC continues working with leaders in each state and the District of Columbia who will mobilize advocates in support of HTF allocation plans that benefit ELI renters to the greatest extent possible. Please contact the point person coordinating with NLIHC in your state (below) to find out about the public participation process and how you can be involved. Email Joseph Lindstrom with any questions.

NLIHC Point Person for HTF Advocacy:

Bob Palmer
Policy Director
Housing Action Illinois
312-939-6074 ext. 206

State Designated Entity

Audra Hamernik
Executive Director
Illinois Housing Development Authority

Official Directly Involved with HTF Implementation

Melinda Koening
Assistant Director
Strategic Planning and Reporting Dept.
(o) 312-836-5328, (m) 312-636-7765

State Resources


Draft HTF Allocation Plan (PDF)


HTF Allocation Plan (PDF) 


HUD-approved 2016 HTF Allocation Plan {basically just the first 6 pages} (PDF)

2016 Annual Action Plan with HTF Amendment Pending HUD Approval {see pages 125-128} (PDF)

Draft HTF Allocation Plan by Illinois Housing Development Authority (PDF)

Public comment letter from affordable housing and homelessness advocacy groups dated (PDF)

HTF Model Allocation Plan (PDF)

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