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Fair Housing -- It's Your Right

Every American has a right to fair housing. The right to live where you choose, to raise a family, to own a home - in dignity and without fear of discrimination - is a fundamental right guaranteed to all. It cannot be denied to anyone because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability . . . 

Housing Action Illinois

SHAC is Illinois' housing resource for grassroots organizers, advocates, tenant organizations and non-profit developers of affordable housing. It is a coalition of over 100 groups throughout Illinois working to increase resources for developing and preserving affordable housing.

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

LCBH was established in 1980 by a small group of lawyers concerned about deteriorating apartment buildings in their Rogers Park neighborhood. Today, LCBH’s attorneys take their community outreach work steps further by assisting tenants throughout Chicagoland who face these deteriorating conditions.

Metropolitan Tenants Organization

Founded in 1981, the Metropolitan Tenants Organization has organized, educated, and empowered tenants to have a voice in decisions that affect the affordability and availability of decent and safe housing. 

National Fair Housing Advocate Online

The National Fair Housing Advocate Online is a resource designed to serve both the fair housing advocacy community and the general public with timely news and information regarding the issues of housing discrimination.

Open Communities

A leading voice for housing, economic and social justice in north suburban Chicago, working to promote inclusive communities that are welcoming to all. 

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CCDI - Springfield Office

Address: 3 West Old State Capital Plaza
                  Suite 1
                  Springfield, IL 62701
v/tty: 800-433-8848
vtty: 217-522-7016
Fax: 217-522-7024