The Illinois Housing Development Authority launched a new initiative to put several Rockford families in permanent affordable housing. State leaders unveiled the Illinois rental housing support program today. The program aims to help 56 families find safe, and decent housing within their budget..grant money will be given to landlords for those families who earn 18-thousand dollars a year..this new initiative not only assists struggling families...But plays
".If we allow this to continue and the poverty levels to continue,and the homelessness to continue they don't stand a chance.They need to be given a fresh start and by placing these families with other families that are successful.I believe we're given them that fresh start," said Jaime Conder a Rockford leasing agent
Over 1 million dollars will be available to help local families a central role in maintaining a strong community.