NICHA Council

NICHA is an association of housing authorities that covers the Northern section of Illinois from the Southern boundary of Henderson, Warren, Knox, Peoria, Woodford, Livingston, McLean, Ford and Iroquois counties, north.

The purpose of NICHA is to promote decent, safe and sanitary housing for persons of low and moderate incomes, including families and elderly and disabled of both.  NICHA provides a forum for sharing experiences and the exchange of ideas, to advance and promote communications and relationships with the Illinois Association of Housing Authorities as a unified group of professional housing administrators. NICHA formulates educational and communication networks to improve housing, to advocate for housing with federal, state and local agencies and officials and other organizations for the purpose of housing, to provide the membership with information on housing policies and laws for all levels of government and to promote professionalism of Public Housing Administrators.  NICHA remains continuously organized and operates exclusively for the benefit of the Public Housing Authorities throughout Northern Illinois. 

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Northern Illinois Council of Housing Authorities

Quarterly meeting held on July 14, 2017 at

River Heights Golf Course                                                                                                  

1020 Sharon Drive, DeKalb IL 60115

Home of Northern Illinois University – NIU Huskies!                                                       


NICHA 7/2017

Members in attendance were:  Lynn Deter, Whiteside County; Paul Bollinger, Peoria; Diane Gregoire, Woodford County; Rick Jurkas, LaSalle County; Michelle Perkins, DeKalb County; Randy McGill, Kankakee County; Randy Keleher, JoDaviess County; Ed Bochniak, Carroll County; Brent Newman, Gundy County; Angela Hathaway, Henry County; and Laural Hand, Bureau County


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