Housing Development Authority, Illinois

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Kristin Faust

Contact Title

Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority

Contact Comments

Seconday Contact: Maureen Ohle (GC)


The Authority subsidizes, with below-market-rate mortgages, housing rehabilitation and single-family home purchases for handicapped, senior citizens, and low- and moderate-income persons and families; makes loans for construction of multi-family units; administers federal rent subsidy programs; provides funds for loans or grants to finance rehabilitation of housing for homeless mentally ill.


4 years from 2nd Monday in January and until successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation

No more than 5 from the same political party.


No more than 3 from any one county.




9 appointed by Governor - (Governor appoints Chairperson) 1 at least 60 years of age (*)


Designated by the Governor


20 ILCS 3805/4

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Tornatore, Salvatore 01/09/2027 02/25/2013 Republican Governor Secretary DuPage
Vacant 01/19/2025 Democrat Governor Member Peoria
Berg, Sonia R. 01/09/2027 10/21/2019 Republican Governor Member Henry
Poethig, Erika 01/14/2027 10/30/2023 Independent Governor Member Cook
Hutchcraft, Brice A. 01/13/2025 12/16/2022 Democrat Governor Member Champaign
Harris, King 01/14/2023 07/11/2016 Democrat Governor Chair, Member Cook
Ramirez, Luz 01/13/2025 03/13/2017 Democrat Governor Member Winnebago
Morsch, Thomas 01/13/2025 11/18/2019 Republican Governor Member Lake
Hayes, Daniel K. 01/13/2025 12/16/2022 Independent Governor Member Cook