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May 06, 2024

Center for Human Services to add to low-income housing options in Bloomington

After receiving more than $9 million in state funding, the McLean County Center for Human Services plans to develop a new apartment building for low-income renters.

The funding is part of $123 million in state and federal dollars recently allotted by the Illinois Housing Development Authority [IHDA] to agencies that will oversee 14 developments of what's called permanent affordable housing.

"Our target population for that program is individuals with a severe mental illness who are in need of permanent supportive housing — so their income would be at or below 30% of the area median income in order for them to qualify," Hartman said in an interview with WGLT.

Read the full article from WGLT here.