CHAMPAIGN -- Housing experts recommend potential buyers get pre-approved for a mortgage since the process is slowing down as a results of the government shutdown.
DANVILLE -- People looking for Section 8 housing could soon get some help.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The local housing market is getting better.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI officially holds another world record. Friday, the University Housing staff created the largest serving of salsa in the world.
CHAMPAIGN -- Two years ago they were called some of the worst in the country but today UI's dorms are like living in luxury.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Five area counties are getting thousands of dollars in housing rehabilitation grants.
SPRINGFIELD -- Recent reports show the nation is on an upward trend when it comes to housing, but new construction in Illinois is lagging behind other states.
Part One: If you're selling a home--experts recommend giving it a competitive edge by sprucing up the outside. Todd Salen and Judy Fejes share tips for giving your home some "curb appeal."
ILLINOIS -- Veterans returning from war are getting more help from the state to get back on their feet.
DECATUR -- Housing might be harder to come by for low-income families.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than 100 people showed up the city council meeting Tuesday night to protest an affordable housing project.
CHAMPAIGN -- There are plans to build affordable housing in southwest Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN -- Soon an empty lot will be turned into affordable housing, but neighbors are worried about their homes.
DECATUR -- Turns out the city is one of the most affordable places to live according to Marketwatch.com.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Many people around the U.S. are honoring veterans.
CHAMPAIGN -- The debate on the fate of the Bristol Place Neighborhood continued Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Activists are speaking out against Champaign County officials.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn signed two new housing laws Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- A tenant at Round Barn Apartments says her complex is missing the mark on maintenance.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state is getting more than $7 million in grant money to help those in need.
CHAMPAIGN -- This couple opened their home to strangers because there was nowhere else for this homeless family to go.
This woman says her neighbor is bullying others, and she wants it to stop.