Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing on February 21-22, 2018. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Presentations can be downloaded here as they become available.

Conference Location

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


Hotel Reservations

Reservations may be made, modified or canceled at or by calling Central Reservations at 1-888-421-1442, and referring to the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the dates of Stay, and the “Illinois Housing Council Room Block.”

Reservations must be received on or before the cut-off date, February 9, 2018 to receive the discounted rate, pending availability.

In case of limited availability, Swissotel is accessible via the pedway connected to the Conference location at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and may have alternate availability:


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.