Illinois Supportive Housing Institute 2023

The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) are
excited to announce their partnership for the 2023 Illinois Supportive Housing Institute (“The Institute”). The 2023 Institute will be held in Mattoon, IL and will address the statewide need for permanent supportive housing.

Illinois 2023 Supportive Housing Institute Overview

This Request for Application (RFA) intends to select teams to participate in the Institute. Over a course of 4 months the Institute will provide targeted training and technical assistance that will result in a supportive housing project development proposal. Upon completion, teams are ready to apply for pre-development financing. Teams are comprised of a Developer partner, Property Management partner, and a Supportive Services partner. The Institute will create a strong foundation for new supportive housing projects and help build strong teams equipped to navigate the complex process of developing housing with support services.

Institute Benefits

Upon completion, participants in the Illinois Supportive Housing Institute will have:
▪ A detailed, individualized supportive housing plan that can be used to apply for funding to IHDA’s
Permanent Supportive Housing development financing round and other available funding sources;
▪ Opportunity to apply for early pre-development financing through CSH’s Project Initiation Loan Fund;
▪ Improved skills to create and to operate single-site and integrated supportive housing projects serving
people who experience multiple barriers to housing;
▪ A powerful network of peers and experts to assist in project development and to troubleshoot
▪ Post-Institute technical assistance from CSH

Submitting an Application

For application submission instructions and more details about the Illinois Supportive Housing Institute, view the Request for Applications here.

To submit an application, download an application form here.

The application deadline has been extended. The application submission deadline is now: Friday, February 3, 2023

The 2023 Illinois Supportive Housing Institute is made possible with the support from the Illinois Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

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