Find Rent Assistance in Cook County Illinois.

We provide a directory of agencies that provide emergency rental assistance, help paying financial bills to residents. Most major U.S. cities including Cook, 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 Cook.

Active Listings In Cook County, IL

The Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County (VACCC)

1100 S. Hamilton
Chicago, IL - 60612
(312) 433-6010
The Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County (VACCC) assist with  financial assistance Rent/mortgage payments Utility payments (water / light / gas) Groceries (gift cards) Located at the juvenile detention center - lower level. Assistance for Veterans (honorably discharged - with at..

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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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Interfaith Caring Ministries - Rent Assistance

151 N. Park Ave.
Glencoe, IL - 60022
(281) 332-3881
Services: Rent Utilities Minor Home Repair Food, for Seniors (55+) Identification:     Unexpired Texas DL or TX ID Card     Social Security Card or Birth Certificate     Current lease or mortgage or eviction notice  &n..

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South Suburban Community Services

3400 West 196th Street
Flossmoor, IL - 60422
(708) 798-1884
South Suburban Community Services offers Emergency Services  that provides direct assistance for the south suburban Jewish community with food, utilities, medication and shelter.    Provides food to needy Jewish families at Rosh Hashanah and Passover through Maot Chitim and also o ..

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MAC House Wilmette

2327 Birchwood Ave
Wilmette, IL - 60091
(847) 271-8669
MAC House Wilmette provides a month to month rental relationship with residents.  It is expected that the homes and their contents will be treated with the care and respect. Residents are accountable for the occupied property and any missing or damaged contents. The homes are offered in the s..

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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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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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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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Housing Opportunity Development Corporation

2001 Waukegan Rd
Techny, IL - 60082
(847) 564-2900
HODC is committed to expanding housing opportunities in Chicago's northern suburbs.  As a nonprofit, community-based organization, HODC develops and manages affordable homes for low- and moderate-income households.  HODC also offers first-time homebuyer counseling and educational presentations on ..

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Cicero Housing Department - CICERO

1634 S. Laramie Ave.
Cicero, IL - 60804
(708) 652-0386
Cicero Housing Department - CICERO Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of the Town of Cicero Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what they know as of their most recent update on June 5th, 2015 ..

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Center of Concern- Cook

1580 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge, IL - 60068
(847) 823-0453
Serving Cook county, residents may be eligible for housing related financial assistance. Also has counseling and elderly services. Contact for more information. ..

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Health & Human Services Department - EVANSTON

2100 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL - 60201
(847) 448-4311
Residents who receive an abnormally high water bill due to a leak or accidental excessive use can request a payment plan at the City Collector’s Office in the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. The plan requires residents to pay half of the outstanding balance as a down payment to initiate the..

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Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY

69 W. Washington St.
Chicago, IL - 60602
(312) 603-1000
Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY activities include Demolition Public Facilities Infrastructure General Social Services Homeless Prevention/intervention Planning Contact for more information ..

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Connections for the Homeless

2121 Dewey Avenue
Evanston, IL - 60201
(847) 475-7070
Counties served: Cook County - Northern Suburbs: Niles Township, Northfield Township(Cook County CoC), City of Evanston(City of Evanston CoC) Permanent Supportive Housing Permanent Supportive Housing links clients to long-term housing subsidies (rent and utilities) combined with long-term case m..

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Catholic Charities Of Chicago

721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(312) 655-7700
Catholic Charities Of Chicago 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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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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Housing Forward

1851 S. 9th Ave
Oak Park, IL - 60153
(708) 338-1724
Housing Forward , formerly West Suburban PADS,  offers supportive services and serves the homeless. The mission of Housing Forward is to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability. Housing Forward is the only social service agency in west Cook County with a comprehensive "..

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Congregations For Family Emergencies In New Trier Township

739 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL - 60093
(847) 446-8202
Emergency Assistance (EA) is available to qualified individuals and families facing emergencies which are either life-threatening (shelter, utilities or medical) and/or work-related.  Interested applicants can apply at the Township's General Assistance office by contacting Jeanne Winsted Rosser, ..

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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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Respond Now of Chicago Heights, Illinois

1439 Emerald Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL - 60412
(708) 755-4357
Provides mortgage, rental, and utility assistance. These programs are offered through a referral by the Homeless Prevention Call Center which can be reached at 877.426.6515. Temporary Lodging is also available to qualifying families and individuals who may be facing homelessness due to fire, evi..

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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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Apply for assistance

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