Construction jobs, independent living services, and tuition assistance: these are some of the vital services that have been affected by the budget crisis. Other cuts include, but are not limited to:
On this Day of Action, the RBC wants Illinois elected officials to develop a budget that does not rely on cutting important services. You can participate by contacting your elected officials:
In 2014, eight Illinois organizations received over $2.8 million to help enforce fair housing rules. Budget cuts would limit these organizations’ ability to meet critical needs, such as conducting fair housing testing; supporting the recovery from the foreclosure crisis; and advancing the housing rights of people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, seniors, and other underserved communities.