Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing on March 13-14, 2017!

Check out the sessions page for downloadable speaker presentations as they become available! 

Conference Location

Hyatt Regency Hotel
East Tower - Gold Level
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601


Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at

The Hyatt Regency


151 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Refer to the Illinois Housing Council Room Block.

To reserve at the discounted rate of $169/nt, please make your reservation by February 20, 2017.



Driving Directions

From O’Hare International Airport: Take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) East to Ohio St exit. Proceed on Ohio to State St and turn right. Turn left at Wacker Drive. The Hyatt Regency hotel will be down approximately 2 blocks on the right.

From Midway Airport: Take Cicero Ave North to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) North. Exit at Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) West. Exit at Washington St and proceed East to Michigan Ave. Turn left. Proceed North to Wacker Drive. The Hyatt Regency hotel is one block on the right.

Parking Directions

The Hyatt Regency has a parking garage at 151 E. Wacker Drive. Enter the lot at the East Tower on Lower Wacker. Discount hotel parking is available at approximately $35 per car, per day. Vouchers will be available at registration on-site. Public transportation is highly recommended.

Public Transit Directions

CTA Train:

State/Lake serviced by the Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines.

Lake serviced by the Red line.

Clark/Lake serviced by the Blue Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines.

CTA Bus:

Wacker and Stetson serviced by the 6, 134, 135, and 136.

CTA Trip Planner:


From the O’Hare Airport take “L-Train” to Clark/Lake stop (approx. 7 blocks from hotel). Walk East on Lake St to Stetson St, turn left on Stetson St and walk 1 block to the hotel.  From Midway Airport: Take the Orange Line to the State and Lake Street stop. Walk 1 block north to Wacker. Take a right on Wacker and the hotel is approximately 3 blocks. A cab is recommended if you have more than one bag.