The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)

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The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)

111 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL - 60601

  • (312) 836-5200

About The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)

Last-Modified: 2024-04-04 01:51:33

Rental Payment Program (ILRPP)emergency rental assistance program offers a maximum of $25,000 and can cover up to 15 months of rental assistance.

Eligibility:

Households gross income cannot exceed 80% Area Median Income

Being laid off

Place of employment closed

Reduction in hours of work

Loss of spousal/child support

Inability to find work

Having to stay home with children due to closure of day care/school

Unable to participate in previous employment

At risk of homelessness or housing instability

Documents to bring:

Government issued photo ID

Utility bill or proof of address

Monthly rent and amount past-due

Proof of household income in 2020

Proof of public assistance

Valid email address





Proof of immigration status is not required.







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5 Reviews of The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)

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Apr 25, 2021

Interested in Finding affordable housing for my mother and myself. my mother‘ is 83 & I’m 58. I am her care giver & possibly in the western suburbs.

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Aug 3, 2021

Can I get rental assistance,I was unable to pay my rent of 600.00 a month.

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Oct 13, 2021

How can I receive funds to help pay my rent. My rent is $675.00 a Month, utilities are included in my rent.

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Dec 16, 2021

I apply for rental assistance and I have not heard from anyone,then I apply for help and I was told that I didn’t get approved

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Jan 25, 2022

If you received help with rental assistance can you be eligible again without being behind?

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Office Hours of operation

  • Day Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed