We provide a directory of agencies that provide rental assistance to residents.
We do not directly provide aid ourselves, but provide local resources for you to find.
Most major U.S. cities including Chicago, Illinois, offer some type of state of
federally subsidized Rental Assistance Programs and/or emergency financial assistance for low income persons in need.
There are also thousands of local non-profit organizations that offer help paying rent along with providing housing assistance. We currently have listed all of the financial Rental Assistance programs we could find in Chicago. We constantly are finding new sources for rent assistance, sign-up here to receive an email alert as soon as we locate any new rental assistance programs in Chicago.
Relevant activities include demolition, public facilities, infrastructure, general social services, homeless prevention/intervention, and planning. Contact for more information.41.88285, -87.630023
Volunteers of America offers limited eviction prevention assistance on a one time basis to those veterans that qualify when funds are available.If you would like more information , please contact them directly .41.8718193, -87.629108
Emergency Assistance FundsInner Voice currently administers emergency client assistance fundsCall for more information.41.8770769, -87.634308
LCBH provides free, comprehensive legal representation so that renters have a trusted advocate in court. Combined with education, outreach, supportive services and policy initiatives, our programs holistically address both the short-term housing crisis and underlying causes, so that more fam41.882827, -87.632046
Teen Living Programs' mission is to create hope and opportunity for youth who are homeless by assisting them to permanently leave the streets, secure stable housing, and build self-sufficient, satisfying lives.Also has residential programs.Has a health clinic on-site, performs career aptitudes and a41.8901098, -87.633683
Assists with foreclosure prevention, homebuyer education, financial education, energy assistance, and landlords and renters reduction of back rent and evictions.Call for details or visit their website.41.8545163, -87.724853
Assistance with food, utility, rent, or other needs is provided directly through our local St. Vincent de Paul conferences (volunteer sites) located throughout Cook and Lake counties.Please visit their website for a full list of organizations.41.9552066, -87.888165
Our financial assistance program provides essential relief services to persons in need of shelter, food, utility payments, medication and other items. More than 50 volunteers, employed by social service agencies throughout Chicago, distribute funds to low-income individuals and families experiencing41.8828085, -87.644508
Grant funds are available for targeted areas of Chicago for specific categories of repairs or other needs (e.g. health and safety, affordability, repairs, flood prevention, etc.).Call to inquire.41.9050953, -87.668925
Offering:Rent AssistanceMortgage AssistanceSecurity DepositsUtility AssistanceCatholic Charities also offers a variety of other services. Please visit their website for full details or call the facility directly.41.8952175, -87.632318
The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is a key player in Chicago’s effort to end homelessness. DFSS services include prevention, outreach, shelter and housing programs and supportive services.In addition, DFSS staff assist residents during times of extreme weather. DFSS staf41.8958561, -87.667955
The Department of Planning and Development promotes affordable, for-sale and rental housing in communities citywide, provides financial assistance for housing improvements, facilitate access and independent living for seniors and the disabled, and offers a variety of programs that help residents red41.8958561, -87.667955