IHDA Foreclosure Grants

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation funds programs that are broad in reach and scope.  This current round of funding has been provided by federal Homeowner Assistance Funds (HAF) via the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA). IEJF has been charged with distributing the grant funding to civil legal aid and mediation organizations to assist Illinois homeowners in danger of losing their home due to the financial hardship of the pandemic. The primary focus of the funding is downstate homeowners, though funding Cook County programs will be considered. Any funding directed toward Cook County is subject to availability and will complement and coordinate with the Cook County Legal Aid for Housing & Debt (CCLAHD) Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. The grant term is eighteen months.


To view the grant guidelines, please click hereReleased 01/26/22 and updated 02/03/22.


Applications must be submitted electronically on/by February 7, 2022. Check out the funding categories here.

Grant Recipients

See the IEJF’s 22 23 Grants List for grants funded with federal Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) dollars.