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Emergency Rental Assistance
The Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance program pays up to 12 months of missed rent and utilities payments and up to 3 months of future rent payments.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
Applications open March 11, 2021, and will be accepted until April 2, 2021. Start the application process at cookcountyil.gov/recovery.
How do I know if I’m eligible? To be eligible, renters must:
What documents do I need to apply? For the initial application, renters need:
To apply and learn more:
For assistance with your application and language translation services, please contact the Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance Program helpline at 877-426-6515.
If you live in the City of Chicago and need rental assistance, visit chi.gov/housinghelp for more information