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Title:Housing Appeals Board
Website:https://www.ihda.org/
Contact Name:Audra Hamernik
Contact Title:Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority
Contact Phone:312.836.5314
Function:The Boards shall hear all petitions for review filed under the Act and shall conduct all hearings in accordance with the rules and regulations established by the Chairperson. The Illinois Housing Development Authority shall provide space and clerical and other assistance that the Board may require.
Term:2 years.
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 members may be from the same political party
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:7 members: A retired judge or retired appellate judge (CHAIRPERSON); A zoning board appeals member, from local governments that are not exempt under the Act; A planning board appeals member, from local governments that are not exempt under the Act; A mayor or municipal council board member, from local governments that are not exempt underA county board member; An affordable housing developer; An affordable housing advocate; The Chairman of the Illinois Housing Development Authority (ex-officio).
Authority:310 ILCS 67/50

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Carlson, Stephen1/1/20152/28/2012RepublicanGovernorMember, County Board MemberLake
Cifonelli, John1/1/20209/24/2013GovernorMember, Zoning Board of Appeals MemberNone
Kaufman, Daniel1/1/20202/28/2012DemocratGovernorMember, Municipal Council MemberCook
Newman, Terry E. StatuteEx-Officio, Chairman of the Illinois Housing Development AuthorityCook
Schechter, Gail1/1/20202/28/2012DemocratGovernorMember, Affordable Housing AdvocateCook
VACANTIndependentGovernorMember, Affordable Housing DeveloperNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Planning Board MemberNone
Wolfson, Warren1/1/20202/28/2012GovernorChair, Retired JudgeCook