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Habitat for Humanity of Illinois Awarded $1 Million Grant from Illinois Housing Development Authority to extend Building Impact Program

Funding allows Habitat for Humanity Illinois to continue providing loans to qualifying low - and very low-income households in Central and South Central Illinois for the purposes of home acquisition, construction, and or rehabilitation. CHICAGO—Building on their successful partnership, the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) Board of Directors awarded $1 million in funding to Habitat for Humanity of Illinois (HFH Illinois) to support the organization’s Building Impact initiative. This allocation represents the largest single grant awarded to HFH Illinois for a one-year ... Read more

HFH invited to attend Press Conference with Gov. Quinn

Governor Quinn was in town and Lea Anne Schmidgall, Executive Director of HFH of Greater Peoria was invited to attend the press conference to represent Habitat for Humanity.  Included is a photo with the Director of the Illinois Department of Housing and his assistant. (IDHA). Among the discussions with the Governor were the Washington, IL rebuilds. Check out the Photo Gallery Read more

Habitat Achieves No. 6

Habitat for Humanity achieves No. 6 on the ‘Builder 100’ list Habitat for Humanity achieves No. 6 on the ‘Builder 100’ list Due to the combined building efforts of U.S. affiliates, volunteers and donors, Habitat for Humanity International ranks as the sixth largest homebuilder in the United States, with 6,032 closings in 2010, according to Builder magazine’s annual survey. Each year, the magazine compiles information from U.S. builders and lists the top 100. Even in these difficult times, Habitat’s 2010 home closings increased. ... Read more