January 24, 2022

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) is pleased to announce funding for its Housing for Justice Involved Individuals (HJIIP) Program. Financing is available for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and/or new construction of HJIIP projects that serve the most vulnerable populations and that offer flexible, voluntary supportive services designed to increase housing stability.

IHDA expects most applications will be for 100% HJIIP projects of 25 or fewer units and that requests will be for no more than $475,000 per project. A project concept meeting is required prior to submitting an application. An application webinar will be offered in the second week of February, see IHDA’s website for details.

Interested parties are encouraged to review the Request for Applications and IHDA’s Developer Resource Center for more information.

·     Concept meetings must be scheduled with IHDA by 5 p.m. CT on Friday, March 11, 2022. Please complete a Concept Form and submit along with a request for a meeting to justicerfa@ihda.org.

·     Applications are due to IHDA by 5 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Applications must be submitted electronically using IHDA’s online portal. See page 14 of the Request for Applications for more details.

Questions and requests for project concept meetings should be directed to justicerfa@ihda.org.