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The State's Housing Development Authority Warns Of Housing Scam

IHDA Does Not Administer A Section 8 Program, Nor Does

It Collect Personal Information Or Charge Fees

For Housing Services

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) is alerting vulnerable households of an online scam pretending to be IHDA or a similar housing entity. The scam is presented as a flyer posted on Facebook announcing the opening of a waitlist for specific properties as part of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8). The scam encourages residents to provide their information through a fraudulent link or to visit the IHDA office in person. This is not an IHD...


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