CHICAGO, IL (KFVS)- Governor Pat Quinn spoke Wednesday at the annual Illinois Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing where he addressed home ownership opportunities.
According to his office, the Governor also talked about helping working families stay in their homes and stabilizing communities.
"Homeowners are the foundation of thriving neighborhoods that strengthen our state," Governor Quinn said. "Being able to access affordable, safe, quality homes and rentals is important to the stability of our communities and spurs job creation. By working together with our dedicated federal, local and private partners, we will drive our economy forward by creating and sustaining affordable housing across Illinois."
The two-day event at the UIC Forum drew approximately 600 attendees dedicated to ensuring access to safe and decent housing for Illinois' working families, Veterans, seniors and people with disabilities.