COVID-19 Assistance Programs for Renters and Homeowners

COVID-19 Assistance Programs for Renters and Homeowners

The city of Chicago is committed to assisting struggling renters and homeowners affected by the pandemic.

Visit to complete the housing assistance portal intake form by August 10th to determine your eligibility for the appropriate grant for your immediate needs.

Available Programs and Descriptions

Illinois Housing Development Authority

Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance will be available on August 10. 

Applications for Emergency Mortgage Assistance will be available on August 24.

Programa de asistencia de renta:

Programa de asistencia hipotecaria:

Department of Family & Support Services: Rental Assistance Program

Applications accepted July 27-August 10. Funds come from Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), subsidized by U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Department of Housing Mortgage and Rental Assistance

Two relief programs for rental and mortgage assistance. Application starting August 3rd. Program administered through NHS.

Department of Housing: COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant

Open until August 14 or until 250,000 applications have been received. A randomized lottery will be conducted. UpTogether expects to complete processing all applications selected by the lottery by October 12th.

Contact us if you need assistance applying to these programs at 773-262-2290 ext 725.

Por favor, contacte a nosotros si necesita ayuda para solicitar estos programas at 773-262-2290 ext. 725.