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Links to other organizations

Fair housing

Illinois Department of Human Rights
www.state.il.us/dhr/
Agency that administers Illinois Human Rights Act which prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, credit, public access & education.

Illinois Fair Housing Network
www.state.il.us/dhr/housenet/
List of fair housing resources

Disability
www.state.il.us/dhr/housenet/disab/disab.html
Links to disability assistance agencies & offices:
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
www.bazelon.org/issues/housing/index.htm

Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance
www.state.il.us/dhr/housenet/private/cafha/cafha.html


Affordable Housing Advocacy
Illinois Housing Development Authority
www.ihda.org/
Agency responsible for increasing Illinois' affordable housing stock; homebuyer resources; few resources for renters

National Low Income Housing Coalition
www.nlihc.org/

Statewide Housing Action Coalition
www.statewidehousing.org

National Housing Conference
www.nhc.org/nhchome.htm

Private housing agencies
www.state.il.us/dhr/housenet/private/private.html
List of & links to private housing agencies

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI)
www.bpichicago.org/rah/regional.htm


Governmental

HUD
www.hud.gov/
U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.  A rich resource of housing information & resources

Local government agencies
www.state.il.us/dhr/housenet/localgov/localgov.html
List of & links to local governmental agencies with interest in housing


Community Resources
Senior Resource
www.seniorresource.com/
The "E-cyclopedia" of housing options & information for retirement, finance, insurance & care options
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
www.chicagoareahousing.org
Contains a wealth of information about the housing environment in Chicago and other communities throughout the region.

Homesharing
National Homesharing web site

Tenant Rights
Metropolitan Tenants Organization
www.tenants-rights.org/
Prairie State Legal Services
www.prairiestatelegal.org/legal%20information.htm
Illinois Landlord Tenant Laws
www.rentlaw.com/illinoistenant.htm
Illinois Law Help
www.illinoislawhelp.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.dsp_ProSeArea&p_Area=60
Pro Se Court
www.illinoislawhelp.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.dsp_ProSeArea&p_Area=60
Predatory Lending
Responsible Lending
www.responsiblelending.org/
AARP
www.aarp.org/consumerprotect-homeloans/Articles/a2002-09-16-ConsumerAdvocacyHomeLoans.html
ACORN
www.acorn.org/campaigns/events.php?c=6

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