Cook County COVID-19 Resources

Suburban Cook County renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Apply starting August 10th

The Rental Assistance program helps suburban Cook County residents having difficulty paying their rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It pays up to three months of overdue or future rent.

▶      Live in suburban Cook County and rent your home.

▶      Have past-due status on rental payments starting March 27.

▶      Not be a recipient of other rental assistance programs.

▶      Prove household income before March 27 was below the 80th percentile
of the Area median Income (AMI). To see if your income qualifies, check the table below:

Application Period

You can apply for rental assistance between August 10 and August 18.