Housing & Rent Assistance

Resources to keep a roof over your head

Housing & Rental Assistance


Illinois Housing Development Authority

The Illinois Housing Development Authority’s mission is financing the creation and preservation of affordable housing in Illinois.

Chicago COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant

Application for Emergency Housing Assistance from the City of Chicago for individuals and families impacted by the economic fallout due to Coronavirus.

Housing Forward

Nonprofit whose mission is to transition individuals from housing crisis to housing stability.


Executive Order No. 10

Section 2. Order ceasing evictions:

Pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, 20 ILCS3305/7(2), (8), and (10), all state, county, and local law enforcement officers in the State of Illinois are instructed to cease enforcement of orders of eviction for residential premises for the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation. No provision contained in this Executive Order shall be construed as relieving any individual of the obligation to pay rent, to make mortgage payments, or to comply with any other obligation that an individual may have under tenancy or mortgage.

Metropolitan Tenants Organization

Organization who are tenants’ rights advocates educating, organizing, and empowering tenants to exercise their human right to affordable and safe housing.

Chicagoland Apartment Association

CAA is the recognized leader and voice dedicated to serving the needs of the apartment industry in the state of Illinois through advocacy, education and networking.