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Illinois Awarded Nearly $12 Million

HUD Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones, HHS Midwest Regional Administrator, Antonio R. Riley and Governor Pat Quinn made the announcment.

Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones (at podium) speaks to crowd

HUD Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones (at podium) joined Midwest Regional Administrator, Antonio R. Riley (standing second to right) and Governor Pat Quinn (far right) in February. 

They met to announce that HUD and HHS awarded Illinois nearly $12 million in rental assistance.  It is to provide permanent supportive housing to extremely low-income persons with disabilities in Illinois to prevent homelessness or unnecessary institutionalization.

Read the news release.