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310 ILCS 70/4

    (310 ILCS 70/4) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1304)
    Sec. 4. Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program.
    (a) The Department shall establish a family homelessness prevention and assistance program to stabilize families in their existing homes, to shorten the amount of time that families stay in emergency shelters, and to assist families with securing affordable transitional or permanent housing. The Department shall make grants, from funds appropriated to it, to develop and implement homelessness prevention and assistance projects under this Act.
    (b) Grants may be made from funds appropriated for the purposes of this Act and from any federal funds or funds from other sources which are made available for the purposes of this Act. Grants shall be made under this Act only to the extent that funds are available.
(Source: P.A. 94-91, eff. 7-1-05.)