Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The application window is closed. For questions regarding the status of your application, please log in to the application portal to learn more. Due to the high volume of applications, we ask for your patience as we review them. The State of Illinois has now launched their program. Please go to their website to apply

By the Numbers

This dashboard provides a real-time visual representation of the applicants who applied for the Cook County Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance program.  Use this dashboard to get information about our applicants and progress in our application process.  Other information includes the median income of our applicants, the amount of funding approved, and employment status. The darker shades of orange indicate areas in which a higher number of applicants reside.  As you review the information, use the mouse to hover over the map, charts, graphs, and data points to get descriptions and more details about the visual graphics.


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Our Partners

Arab American Family Services
BEDS Plus Care, Inc.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Center of Concern
Connections for the Homelesss
Housing Authority of Cook County
Housing Choice Partners
Housing Forward
Metropolitan Tenants Organization
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago
Northwest Compass, Inc
Oak Park Regional Housing Center
Open Communities
Respond Now
South Suburban Housing Center.
The Link & Option Center, Inc.
Thornton Township
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago



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