Coordinating State of Illinois agency strategies and investments and partnering with the community to build a strong safety net and permanent housing for Illinoisans facing homelessness and housing insecurity.
No resident in the State of Illinois lives on the street, in a shelter or in overcrowded housing. Illinoisans earn a living wage that allows them to afford housing in their community, without fear of eviction. When a housing crisis occurs, safety nets supports allow quick resolution to stabilize housing.
In September 2021, Governor Pritzker signed the Executive Order to Fight Homelessness in Illinois (EO) effective September 03, 2021. The executive board created two new commissions within State Government and a new position to lead the work:
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Dulce Quintero, Secretary
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