Applications are being accepted for the Illinois Housing Development Authority's Illinois Rental Payment Program. The emergency rental assistance program is designed to support households in Illinois that are unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants are eligible for up to 15 months of assistance. The grant can cover the past due rent from the previous 12 months and future rental assistance for the next three months, if deemed necessary. The maximum grant amount is $25,000.

For help with an application, please contact BEDS at (708) 354-0858 and ask for assistance with an Illinois rental assistance application. For more information, click here.