HB 5465

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Housing Is Recovery Pilot Prog


Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program Act. Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program within the Division of Mental Health of the Department of Human Services. Provides that the Program shall provide bridge rental subsidies for individuals at high risk of unnecessary institutionalization and individuals at high risk of overdose for purposes of stabilizing their mental illness or substance abuse disorder. Provides criteria for the award, computation, and payment of bridge rental subsidies. Sets forth the responsibilities of persons receiving from bridge rental subsidies. Provides for the identification and referral to the Program of persons eligible to receive bridge rental subsidies prior to their discharge from a hospital or release from a correctional facility. Provides standards for housing service providers, long-term housing, and temporary rental units. Provides that the Department will contract with an independent outside research organization to evaluate the Program's effectiveness, and shall report the results of the evaluation to the General Assembly after 5 years. Provides rulemaking authority. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

Bill Sponsors (7)


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Oct 13, 2020


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain

Jun 23, 2020


Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 05, 2020


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

Mar 03, 2020


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz


Assigned to Mental Health Committee

Mar 02, 2020


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow

Feb 26, 2020


Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy

Feb 18, 2020


Referred to Rules Committee


First Reading

Feb 14, 2020


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis

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