The Burton Foundation received the 2016 Gale Cincotta Award from the Illinois Housing Development Authority for Water’s Edge of South Elgin

The Burton Foundation received the 2016 Gale Cincotta Award from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) for Water’s Edge of South Elgin, prostate a successful integration of supportive and independent housing in South Elgin’s growing downtown. Of the 50 units, half are currently leased by residents with developmental disabilities, and the balance are occupied by […]

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Virginia Pace to Speak at Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies 2016 Resilient & Resolute Conference

Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies is holding their 2016 Resilient &Resolute Conference from May 2-4, sick 2016 in Springfield, story Illinois. The conference trains and prepares local Action Agencies and this year focuses on the problems involving affordable housing in the past year and figuring out ways […]

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Illinois Funders Speak about Strategically Locating Affordable Housing Projects

Illinois Funders Speak about Strategically Locating Affordable Housing Projects

Larry Pusateri, prostate Vice President and Partner at Lightengale Group, moderated a discussion of Illinois affordable housing lenders about their current policies on locating affordable housing and selection criteria at Lightengale Group’s Fair Housing Seminar. Chicago Housing Authority (Lee Pratter, Sr. Director of Development), City of Chicago (Lawrence Grisham, Managing Deputy Commissioner), Cook County (Jane […]

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Part 2: Reasonable Accommodation in Property Management

Part 2: Reasonable Accommodation in Property Management

Melanie Kibble, approved Vice President of Compliance at Mercy Housing Management Group, drugs spoke about the Fair Housing requirements related to providing reasonable accommodation for persons with a disability at Lightengale Group’s Fair Housing Seminar in January. In part one, more about we looked at what reasonable accommodations are, who pays for their associated costs, […]

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Part 1: Reasonable Accommodation in Property Management

Part 1: Reasonable Accommodation in Property Management

Melanie Kibble, Vice President of Compliance at Mercy Housing Management Group, spoke about the Fair Housing requirements related to providing reasonable accommodation for persons with a disability at Lightengale Group’s Fair Housing Seminar in January. In part one, we’ll look at what reasonable accommodations are, and who pays for their associated costs. What Counts as […]

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Evolving Federal Policy on Fair Housing

Kim Nevels, HUD’s Director of the Chicago FHEO Center, provided an overview of the federal government’s evolving role in Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) at Lightengale Group’s Fair Housing Conference in January. Disparate Impact Ruling In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (a State LIHTC allocating agency) […]

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