Assistance for Illinois Homeowners & Renters

IHDA is developing programs Emergency Rental Assistance and Emergency Mortgage Assistance for households who have lost income due to COVID-19. 

Per the Governor, starting August 10th, renters will be able to apply for grants of up to $5,000 each to cover rent. Starting August 24th, homeowners can apply for up to $15,000 mortgage-relief grants from Illinois Housing Development Authority.

The $150 million Emergency Rental Assistance Program is expected to help about 30,000 people in the state.

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