Emergency Rental Assistance Available for Renters
Illinois renters who are at least one month behind on rent may be eligible for up to $25,000 in rental assistance through the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP). ILRPP is an emergency rental assistance to help support residents in IL who are unable to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted May 17th - June 6th at the following link.
Landlords and residents who would like assistance with an application, may reach out to a Housing Stability Service Provider.
Local 2021 Housing Stability Service Providers who are available to guide landlords and residents through the application process:
- Housing Opportunity Development Corporation (HODC)
- Open Communities
- Connections for the Homeless
- Northwest Compass, Inc.
For additional Housing Stability Service Providers or additional information on the Illinois Rental Payment Program, please visit: https://www.ihda.org/about-ihda/illinois-rental-payment-program/