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Rental Assistance Programs

Financial Resources


Community Partner



Phone Number

Assistance Available for Tenants


CEDA of Cook County, Inc.

567 West Lake Street, 12th Floor Chicago, Illinois 60653

(312) 782-2332

Provide gas and electric bill Assistance - accepting applications

Eligibility based on Monthly Income

Center of Concern

1665 Elk Blvd. Des Plaines, Illinois 60016

(847) 823-0453

Only provide financial assistance for homeless individuals


Far South Community Development Corporation

837 West 115th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60643

(773) 831-7107

No rental assistance, they do provide grants for senior citizens to install/perform accessible improvements.

Senior citizen in City of Chicago

HANA Center

4300 North California Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60618

(773) 583-5501

Yes, they do provide rental assistance

Support households in Illinois that are unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant can cover the past due rent from the previous 15 months and future rental assistance for the next three months (from June 2020-April 2022), or up to $25,000, whichever comes first. If approved, the grant will be paid directly to the housing provider in the form of a check. Both housing providers and tenants participate in the joint application process.

HCP of Illinois, Inc.

401 S. LaSalle Suite 1101 Chicago, Illinois 60605

(312) 386-1009

Yes, they do provide rental assistance

Program participants must have a household income of 30 percent or less of the area median income (AMI) and will pay no more than 30 percent of their income towards rent.

La Casa Norte

3533 W. North Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60647

(773) 276-4900

Yes, they do provide rental assistance

They sent me to another extension -no answer

Latin United Community Housing Association

3541 W North Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60647

(773) 276-5338

Yes, they do provide rental assistance

Complete a rental application, deliver by mail or in person.

Respond Now

1439 Emerald PO Box 215 Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411

(708) 755-4357

Yes, they provide rental assistance, as well as pantry and health assistance.

Low income Chicago South Suburban residents

Total Resource Community Development Organization

1415 West 104th Street Chicago, Illinois 60643

(773) 881-0761

Provide heating and cooling assistance as well as Emergency Furnace Repair

Low income families residing in Cook County.

IHDA - Illinois Housing Development Authority

111 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1000, Chicago, Illinois, 60601

(866) 454-3571

Renter in Illinois who are behind on rent due to COVID-19 pandemic.

IDHS - Illinois Department of Human Services


Currently accepting applications through their provider network, also offer Utility Bill assistance.

Renter in Illinois who are behind on rent due to COVID-19 pandemic.

ERAP - Chicago Emergency Rental Assistance Program

121 N. LaSalle St. Room 1006 Chicago, IL 60602


Renter in Illinois who are behind on rent due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Cook County Emergency Relief

118 N. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60602

(833) 221-9821

Renter living in Suburban Cook County, trouble paying rent/utilities, have proof of financial hardship due to COVID-19, annual income below certain level

Catholic Charities

721 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 655-7700

Financial help with rent, utilities, and transportation as funds are available.

Low income / no income families. Need to call to be screened for elegibility.