PILI Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series – Understanding the New Source of Income Protection: Illinois Fair Housing Update

On January 1st,  an Illinois law went into effect preventing housing discrimination based on an individual’s participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Source of income is now a protected characteristic under the Illinois Human Rights Act. Find out what you need to know about the law and the need for pro bono attorneys to protect tenants’ rights under the law.

Attendees will receive 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit for this program.


  • Mary Rosenberg, Senior Attorney, Access Living
  • Maya Ziv-El, Fair Housing Project Coordinator, Prairie State Legal Services

These Virtual Pro Bono CLE Series programs are free, but advance registration is required and we ask that you do at least one of the following over the next 12 months:

This program is intended for lawyers and legal professionals only. If you are in need of legal assistance, click here for resources and information.

If you have any questions about this program or PILI’s other pro bono programming, please contact Abigail Causer by email or at 217-693-6017.

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