Housing Resources

Housing assistance is available for every kind of need!

Financial Assistance Programs

IHDA Rental Assistance

A new round of rental assistance through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) will be opening its application process on Dec. 6. If your household or your tenant has experienced hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for rental assistance through IHDA or IDHS. To see eligibility requirements and for the latest updates on the new program launching Nov 8, you can visit illinoisrentalassistance.org.

Renter Documentation Requirements

Visit illinoishousinghelp.org to see if your household qualifies for rental assistance. To qualify for the Illinois Rental Payment Program, the following documentation is required: 

For Landlords: 

  • Proof of ownership

  • Proof of unpaid rent

  • Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

  • Employer Identification Number (EIN), if applicable

  • Rental lease, if available

  • Valid tenant and landlord email address

For Tenants: 

  • Tenant and household information

  • Proof of address

  • Proof of household income

  • Rent details and amount past due

  • Proof of public assistance, if applicable

  • Valid tenant and landlord email address

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