Keri Nelson, Habitat for Humanity of Illinois board member and Rockford HFH Executive Director will be representing the SSO at Habitat on the Hill in Washington D.C. this coming February. Keri will also attend the SSO Alliance meeting there. Habitat on the Hill, Habitat for Humanity International’s annual legislative conference, is an opportunity for Habitat homeowners, staff members, volunteers and supporters from around the country to unite in our nation’s capital as advocates for safe and affordable housing.
SAFE Act Amendment Signed Into Law!
After an 18 month journey, Habitat For Humanity Illinois working with IDFPR and elected officials was able to gain exemption from the Mortgage Safe Act. The Safe Act was legislation that was passed to protect homeowners from predatory lending practices. This exemption will allow Habitat and other affordable housing non-profits to reallocate its resources towards affordable housing goals and mission that otherwise would have been spent on complying with the Safe Act.
This is true blessing that will ...