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Title:Housing Development Authority, Illinois
Contact Name:Audra Hamernik
Contact Title:Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority
Contact Phone:312.836.5200 ext. 5314
Function:The Authority subsidizes, with below-market-rate mortgages, housing rehabilitation and single-family home purchases for handicapped, senior citizens, and low- and moderate-income persons and families; makes loans for construction of multi-family units; administers federal rent subsidy programs; provides funds for loans or grants to finance rehabilitation of housing for homeless mentally ill.
Term:4 years from 2nd Monday in January and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 5 from the same political party.
Qualifications:No more than 3 from any one county.
Composition:9 appointed by Governor - (Governor appoints Chairperson) 1 at least 60 years of age (*)
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:20 ILCS 3805/4

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Davis, Karen A.1/19/201710/1/2005DemocratGovernorVice ChairSangamon
Harris, King1/14/20197/11/2016DemocratGovernorChair, MemberCook
Kane, Mary1/19/20179/1/2006DemocratGovernorTreasurerMadison
Ramirez, Luz1/11/20213/13/2017DemocratGovernorMemberWinnebago
Rapp, Alyssa1/14/20195/18/2015DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Tornatore, Sam1/14/20192/25/2013RepublicanGovernorSecretaryDuPage