The Fair Housing Division of the Illinois Department of Human Rights ("the Department") investigates charges involving real estate transactions (housing) on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation (including gender-related identity), national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over), marital status, physical, mental and perceived disability, familial status (children under 18), pregnancy, military status, and unfavorable discharge from military service.
In addition to receiving and investigating complaints of discrimination in housing, the Fair Housing Division conducts presentations for government agencies and community-based groups regarding fair housing rights under the Illinois Human Rights Act, which can be modified to meet the specific needs of the agency or group.
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This site directs child support clients into their accounts, address problems related to mailing addresses and apply for services. It is a secured portal. Note: Individuals do not need to be a Department of Human Services client to receive child support services.
This site provides information about child support disbursements. It allows users to print forms, get answers to frequently asked questions, view payments history and more. This is a secured portal for users of the Illinois State Disbursement Unit System, which processes child support checks received from employers and non-custodial parents and disburses the funds via check, direct deposit or debit card to the receiving families.
The Illinois Hardest Hit Fund® program provides mortgage assistance to homeowners who have experienced at least a 15 percent income reduction due to a qualifying hardship event and who meet the eligibility criteria.
Property owners and managers, including Housing Authorities and private landlords, can use Ilhousingsearch.org to manage their property listings free of charge. Property owners can register and manage their listings online or via phone and fax.
ILHousingSearch.org provides detailed information about rental properties and helps people find housing to best fit their needs.