COVID-19: Resident Resources

Information Resources

Cook County COVID-19 Mortgage Assistance Program

  • The Rental Assistance program helps suburban Cook County residents having difficulty paying their mortgage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program pays one to three months of overdue or future mortgage payments for income-eligible households. The program is expected to assist between 2500 and 3000 homeowners. Payments will be made directly to mortgage servicers up to a total of $10,000.

Illinois Housing Development Authority: Emergency Rental Assistance Program & Emergency Mortgage Assistance Progam

  • Emergency Rental Assistance Program
    • IHDA developed the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) to support Illinois tenants unable to pay their rent due
      to a COVID-19-related loss of income. Tenants whose application is approved will receive a one-time grant of $5,000 paid
      directly to their landlord to cover missed rent payments beginning March 2020 and prepay payments through December
      2020, or until the $5,000 is exhausted, whichever comes first.
    • Click here for program eligibility and application information.
  • Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program

ComEd and Nicor Customer Assistance Program

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Mental Health Resources – Courtesy of New Trier Township

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Village E-News COVID-19 Archive


Note: This webpage will be updated and revised as necessary. This page was last updated October 26, 2020.

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