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Eviction Early Resolution Program Resources for Courts | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

 Latest update: 6/21/21

Approved Statewide Agreed Orders in Eviction Cases to help facilitate resolution


 

How to apply for rental assistance


  • Statewide: Accepting applications May 17 through June 7 for one-time grants of up to $25,000 for missed rent payments as far back as June 2020 and future payments through August 2021. Interested landlords can apply directly at: https://ilrpp.ihda.org/.
    • A tenant-initiated application process will be available from June 28 through July 18.
  • Statewide: Accepting referrals on a rolling basis for one-time grants of up to $25,000 for missed rent payments and utilities as far back as April 2020 and three months of future payments. Interested landlords and tenants may connect with referring agencies listed by county at: dhs.illinois.gov/housinghelp.
  • State, Suburban Cook County, Chicago: General information.
  • Veterans: Resource navigation for veterans, including rental assistance or call 833-INFO-IJF (Veterans may also apply for the general rental assistance programs linked above.)

 

How to access legal aid, mediation, and other resources


 

National Center for State Courts (NCSC) Resources


 

Samples of Eviction Early Resolution Programs in Illinois


 

Samples of Eviction Early Resolution Programs outside of Illinois


 

 

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