Illinois Housing Resources

Posted by  on Nov 10, 2009

National Programs:

Freddie Mac Home Possible 100% Financing Program

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program

IRS Qualifying for Mortgage Credit Certificate

Professional Organizations:

International Association of Fire Fighters Mortgage Program

National Association of Nurses - Mortgage

National Education Association Member Finance Programs

National Association of Police Organizations - Mortgages

State and Local Programs

American Dream Down Payment Assistance
The American Dream Down Payment Act is a down payment assistance initiative that allows grants to be given to participating jurisdictions to assist low-to-mid-income families and uniformed employees such as, policemen, firemen, sanitation, maintenance workers, and teachers who are employees of the participating state to achieve homeownership.

Some communities use HUD's HOME Investment Partnership Program to assist first-time home buyers Find your local HOME program contacts

Illinois Housing Development Authority - uses state housing bond funds and HUD home funds to foster homeownership throughout the state of Illinois

Finally Home

Mi Casa USA

Community Housing Association of DuPage

City of Chicago, Department of Housing - has many programs for city residents

Cook County Planning & Development

Lake County Affordable Housing Center

DuPage homeownership center - offers free homebuyer seminars, free credit seminars, free individual counseling and administers the DuPage Homestead Program

Corporation for Affordable Homes McHenry County

Village of Oak Park Homebuyer program


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