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Title:Illinois Affordable Housing Advisory Commission
Website:IHDA Boards and Commissions Page
Contact Name:Kristin Faust
Contact Title:Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority
Function:The Commission advises Housing Development Authority in development and administration of an affordable housing program to meet the needs of low-income and very low-income households; monitors and evaluates allocation of funds. Eight constitutes a quorum.
Term:3 years.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Qualifications:No more than 4 from any one county
Composition:11 appointed by Governor: 1 administrator of public housing authority from municipality with population not over 2,000,000; 2 representing the homeless, single-parent families, the elderly, or persons with physical or mental disabilities; 4 from community organizations developing or operating low-income or very low-income housing programs; 4 from advocacy organizations, including 1 from tenants’ organizations; The Governor shall consider nominations made by advocacy organizations and community-based organizations; EX-OFFICIO Director, Housing Development Authority (or designee); Director, Illinois Finance Authority (or designee); Director, DCEO (or designee); Commissioner, Chicago Department of Housing.
Chair:Governor appoints Chairperson; Commission appoints Vice-Chair
Authority:310 ILCS 65/6

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Berger, Scott10/1/20142/16/2012GovernorMember, Community OrganizationsKane
Brooks, Angela10/1/20241/27/2023GovernorMember, Representing Special NeedsCook
Faust, KristinStatuteChair, Ex-Officio, IHDACook
Gonzalez-Crussi, Juliana10/1/20132/16/2012GovernorMember, Advocacy OrganizationsCook
Legenza, SharonGovernorMember, Advocacy OrganizationsNone
Meister, Christopher StatuteEx-Officio, Illinois Finance Authority DesigneeNone
Mendoza, Henry C.10/1/20006/5/2000GovernorMember, Community OrganizationsCook
Mitzen, Phyllis10/1/20152/16/2012GovernorMember, Representing Special Needs; Elderly; Homeless; Single Parent FamiliesCook
Novara, MarissaStatuteEx-Officio, Chicago Department of Community Development None
Quinones, G. Tito2/15/2023StatuteEx-Officio, DCEONone
VACANTGovernorMember, Advocacy OrganizationsNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Advocacy Organizations
VACANTGovernorMember, Community OrganizationsNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Community OrganizationsNone
Zais, Alan10/1/20231/27/2023DemocratGovernorMember, Administrator of a public housing authority from other than a municipality having a population in excess of 2,000,000Stephenson