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Title:Housing Task Force
Website:Housing Task Force Scheduled Meetings (IHDA)
Contact Name:Kristin Faust
Contact Title:Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority
Contact Comments:
Function:The Task Force shall develop the Annual Comprehensive Housing Plan and make sure that it includes goals for the number and type of housing units to be constructed, rehabilitated and preserved, funding recommendations, recommendations on State actions to promote housing, and specific suggestions and options for local governments and municipalities.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:Up to 43 members - 1 member appointed by the President of the Senate - 1 member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate - 1 member appointed by the Speaker of the House - 1 member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House - 1 representative of the Governor's Office - 1 representative from GOMB - 1 representative from the Lt. Gov’s Office - Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development - Secretary of DHS - Director of the Department on Aging - Director of DCEO - Director of DCFS - Director of DPH - Director of DHFS - Secretary of DOT - Director of IDHR - Director of IDNR - Director of IDVA - Director of IEPA - Governor may appoint a representative of HUD - Governor may appoint a representative of USDA - Governor appoints up to 18 members - 18 housing experts, proportional representation of rural, suburban, and urban areas
Chair:Chair: IHDA Executive Director; Vice Chair Designated by Governor (housing expert from the non-governmental sector)
Authority:310 ILCS 110/5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Abedi, Syed10/10/2019GovernorMemberNone
Baker, DianeGovernorMemberNone
Basta, PaulaStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department on AgingNone
Bennett, JimStatuteEx-Officio, Director, Department of Human RightsNone
Brown, Catherine1/13/2023GovernorMemberNone
Clements, AllisonGovernorMemberNone
Dinges, George12/7/2007GovernorMemberSangamon
Durkin, Rep. JohnHouse Minority LeaderMemberRep.None
Eagleson, TheresaStatuteEx-Officio, Director, Department of Healthcare and Family ServicesSangamon
Esposito, David1/4/2023GovernorMemberNone
Faust, KristinStatuteChair, Ex-Officio, Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development AuthorityNone
Firfer, NancyGovernorMember, USDA RepresentativeNone
Galvan, JosephGovernorMember, HUD RepresentativeHUD
Gillespie, Sen. Ann1/11/20235/24/2022Senate PresidentMemberSen.None
Hagan, DeborahStatuteEx-OfficioSecretary, IDFPRNone
Hill, JenniferGovernorMemberNone
Hirsch, DavidGovernorMemberNone
Hollenback, Brian11/1/2004GovernorMemberRock Island
Hosten, PeterGovernorMemberNone
Hou, GraceIDHSMember
Hughes, LatoyaIDOCMember
Keating, MaryGovernorMemberNone
Kim, JohnStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Environmental Protection AgencyNone
Lai, Raymond1/4/2023GovernorMemberNone
McRae, Lynette2/21/2020GovernorMember
Mueller, HeidiIDJJMember
Northern, David A.2/21/2020GovernorMemberChampaign
Osman, OmerStatuteEx-Officio, Designee, Department of TransportationNone
Phelps Finnie, NatalieEx-officioEx-Officio, Director, Department of Natural ResourcesDirector's designeeNone
Prince, TerryStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department of Veterans' AffairsNone
Puente, Sylvia7/2/2020GovernorMemberCook
Richards, KristinStatuteEx-Officio, Director, Department of Commerce and Economic OpportunityNone
Smith, MarcStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department of Children and Family ServicesNone
Stratton, Lt. Governor JulianaStatuteMember, Representative of Lt. Governor's officeNone
Sturm, AlexisStatuteEx-Officio, representative of GOMBNone
Tate-Nadeau, AliciaIEMAMember
Tokars, AmaalStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department of Public HealthNone
Turner, Sally4/16/2021RepublicanSenate Minority LeaderMemberState SenatorNone
VACANTStatuteMember, Representative of Governor's OfficeNone
Walton, Lily L.1/4/2023GovernorMemberNone
Welch, Rep. ChrisSpeaker of the HouseNone