Housing Instability

Are you worried about not having a steady place to live? Are you at risk of becoming homeless?

People living with HIV sometimes risk falling behind on payments and losing their housing due to increased medical costs and having a reduced ability to work.

Illinois HIV Care Connect can help you to find affordable options through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program.

Depending on your income level, you may be eligible for short-term assistance to support emergency, temporary or transitional housing for you and your family while you are undergoing medical care. This aid is limited to a lifetime assistance of 24 months per household.

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Contact the Illinois HIV Care Connect regional office near you to learn more about housing services.

Region 1: Northwestern Illinois 815-720-4000

Region 2: Heart of Illinois 800-801-8751; 800-526-0857 TTY

Region 3: Central Illinois 888-308-8105

Region 4: Southwest Illinois 618-825-4471

Region 5: Southern Illinois 877-745-1424

Region 6: East Central Illinois 888-801-3172

Region 7: Collar Counties 312-922-2322

Region 8: Cook County 312-922-2322

Learn in detail about all the benefits of Illinois HIV Care Connect enrollment.

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