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2022 State of Fair Housing in Illinois

FAIR HOUSING EVENT, APRIL 2022

​The Illinois Department of Human Rights hosted "The State of Fair Housing in Illinois" on April 26, 2022. This event provided a comprehensive overview of fair housing issues with a panel of leading subject matter experts who discussed enforcement of fair housing laws and regulations, services and resources available in Illinois, and where and how to file a charge of housing discrimination. Explore the links and information below to learn more from IDHR and these expert panelists.

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EVENT PANELISTS

Steven Monroy
Director of Fair Housing
Illinois Department of Human Rights

Lon D. Meltesen
Regional Director, Region V
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity
Recommended Reading: PAVE Action Plan

Catrina Miksis
Assistant Attorney General
Illinois Attorney General’s Office
Civil Rights Bureau

Prof. Allison K. Bethel
Director, Fair Housing Legal Clinic
UIC Law School

Sarah Cartagena
Senior Policy Analyst
Latino Policy Forum
Recommended Reading: Housing Rights for Immigrants Tenants

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If you have additional questions or would like to file a housing charge of discrimination, please contact the IDHR Fair Housing Division at IDHR.FairHousing@illinois.gov.