Governor Quinn Expands Innovative Program to Help Working Families, Rebuild Communities

    CHICAGO – March 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — As part of the “Year of Homeownership” in Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn today announced the expansion of Illinois Building Blocks, an innovative program that creates affordable homeownership opportunities for buyers of vacant homes and helps revitalize communities. Homebuyers in 10 additional municipalities may qualify for $10,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance as part of the Illinois Building Blocks program. The program is now available in 15 Illinois communities. Today’s announcement is part of the governor’s commitment to strengthen communities across Illinois.

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