Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus Requests Investigation of Housing Authority Dealings

Apr 25, 2018
Press Release

Danville, Illinois Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) wrote to Department of Housing and Urban Development Acting Inspector General Helen Albert this week requesting an investigation into whether any federal laws or regulations were violated with respect to previous business dealings of the Vermilion County Housing Authority. 

"During a recent meeting involving officials from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, my staff, a local bank, and the chairman of the Vermilion County Board, several potential violations were brought to my attention," Shimkus wrote. "Accordingly, I feel it is my responsibility to request an immediate investigation." 

A copy of the letter, which includes additional background on the situation, is available below. 

PDF iconHUD IG Vermilion.pdf