Chicago, IL Rent Assistance

We provide a directory of agencies that provide emergency rental assistance, help paying financial bills to residents. Most major U.S. cities including Chicago, Illinois, offer some type of state of federally subsidized Rental Assistance Programs and/or emergency financial bill pay assistance for low income person(s) 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.

Active Listings In Chicago, IL

Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY

69 W. Washington St.
Chicago, IL - 60602
(312) 603-1000
Relevant activities include demolition, public facilities, infrastructure, general social services, homeless prevention/intervention, and planning. Contact for more information. ..

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Neighborhood Lending Services Inc

1279 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL - 60622
(773) 329-4111
Neighborhood Lending Services Inc is committed to helping Chicagoland area residents Buy, Fix and Keep their homes. 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..

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Emergency Fund

651 W Washington
Chicago, IL - 60604
(312) 379-0301
Emergency Fund offers financial assistance program that provides essential relief services to persons in need of the following: Shelter Food Utility payments Medication and other items More than 50 volunteers, employed by social service agencies throughout Chicago, distribute funds to low-i..

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Society of St Vincent De Paul Archdiocese of Chicago

10525 Delta Parkway
Chicago, IL - 60176
(773) 779-6700
Society of St Vincent De Paul Archdiocese of Chicago provides a ssistance with food, utility, rent, or other needs is provided directly through the local St. Vincent de Paul conferences (volunteer sites) located throughout Cook and Lake counties. Please see website for full list of sites. ..

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City of Chicago Rent Assistance

1615 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL - 60622
(312) 743-0300
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 red..

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Lawyers Committee For Better Housing

33 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL - 60602
(312) 347-7600
LCBH provides free, comprehensive legal representation so that renters have a trusted advocate in court. Combined with education, outreach, supportive services and policy initiatives, their programs holistically address both the short-term housing crisis and underlying causes, so that more f..

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Inner Voice Chicago

212 W. Van Buren St.
Chicago, IL - 60607
(312) 994-5830
Inner Voice Chicago serves homeless single adults, families and veterans. As part of the Inner Voice network of services throughout Chicago, Inner Voice is the access point for emergency and transitional shelter for Chicagoans who find themselves homeless and needing help. They currently o..

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Volunteers of America of Illinois

47 West Polk Street
Chicago, IL - 60605
(312) 564-2300
Volunteers of America offers limited eviction prevention assistance on a one time basis to those veterans that qualify when funds are available. ..

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Catholic Charities Of Chicago

721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(312) 655-7700
Offering: Rent Assistance Mortgage Assistance Security Deposits Utility Assistance Catholic Charities also offers a variety of other services. Please visit their website for full details or call the facility directly. ..

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Spanish Coalition For Housing- North Office

1922 N. Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL - 60639
(773) 342-7575
Assists with foreclosure prevention, homebuyer education, financial education, energy assistance, and landlords and renters reduction of back rent and evictions. ..

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Teen Living Programs, Inc.

180 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL - 60640
(312) 568-5700
Teen Living Programs strives 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 offers residential programs. Has a health clinic on-site, performs career aptitudes ..

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How it Works

Rent Assistance lists thousands of local agencies and non-profit organizations that can help you pay your rent or assist with financial resources.

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Contact Your Local Housing Authority

ontact the agency using the preferred method of contact listed on the page or following the instructions listed. Some agencies require that you register online on their website or that you call.

Apply for assistance

Once you have been deemed eligible for a program prepare the necessary documentation for submission. All agencies are different and provide different types of assistance.