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Heartland Alliance, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.

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Press Releases

  • Proposed Legislation Aims to End Predatory Car Title Lending Rates in Illinois

    Heartland Alliance, Legislators and Consumer Coalitions Introduce “Fair Lending Act”   Springfield, Ill. February 13, 2018 – In an effort to protect consumers from extreme auto title lending practices and triple-digit interest rates, Heartland Alliance, Senator Kimberly Lightford, Representative Christian Mitchell, and various consumer protection organizations today announced the Fair Lending Act (SB2843) at the …

  • New Report Highlights Barriers to Retirement Savings & A New State Program That Could Bring Relief

    Chicago, November 28, 2017 – Heartland Alliance’s Social IMPACT Research Center’s newest report, Equitable Access to Secure Choice: Addressing the Barriers to Retirement Savings for Illinois Workers, shares the barriers many Illinoisans (especially low-income workers, women, immigrants and workers of color) face when it comes to saving for retirement. This report also examines what must …

  • Former Hospital Sees a Future in Housing the Homeless

    Heartland Housing, a non-profit organization that is part of Chicago-based Heartland Alliance, and community partners gather to celebrate the upcoming construction of St. Anthony’s Apartments. The former St. Anthony’s Hospital will be renovated into 60 units of permanent supportive housing.  The new St. Anthony’s Apartments are expected to open in October 2018.

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