Housing Resources

COVID-19 Resources

To schedule a Covid-19 vaccine appointment visit: vaccine.cookcountyil.gov

For the City of Chicago Financial Navigator program visit: https://tinyurl.com/financialnavigator or call 773-799-9062

For help with utilities visit: www.helpillinoisfamilies.com or call                    1-833-711-0374

Find you closest vaccination center: https://myshotcookcounty.com/

Cash assistance for immigrant families: https://www.icirr.org/covidil


Housing Assistance Programs

Renters Protection: www.rentervention.com

Illinois Department of Human Services Rental Assistance: https://www.illinoisrentalassistance.org/providers

Check the status of your Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) application: https://chicookilrenthelp.org/check-era-application-status/

If you are experiencing eviction visit: www.rentervention.com or call 312-548-2743

For more information on Rentervention, click on the following link: Rentervention Flyer English | Rentervention Flyer Spanish

Residential Tenant Lockout Know Your Rights Flyer: English | Spanish 

If you are experiencing homelessness call 311 for shelters.


Due to the financial impact of the pandemic on you and your family, are you worried of losing your home or not able to pay rent?

Are you worried about increased property taxes and/or rent in your neighborhood?

Do you think that our city and state could do more to support families experiencing housing insecurity?

Join Renters Organizing Ourselves to Stay (ROOTS) to be part of the Solution!

ROOTS is a community led initiative that brings together renters and owners of small 2-4 unit properties to create solutions to keep neighborhoods affordable and keep families in their homes!

To get involved contact Heather Barnes at 773-649-6325

Sign up to get important updates on housing and other important issues by texting Togetherwewin” to 52886!