The Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance program pays up to 12 months of missed rent and utilities payments and up to 3 months of future rent payments. Payments will be made directly to your landlord and utility company. Applications open March 11. Apply at www.cookcountyil.gov/recovery.
Get prepared to apply:
1. Check your eligibility at www.cookcountyil.gov/recovery
2. Download the application checklist and gather your documents
If you need help applying and gathering your documents, contact BEDS Manager of Stabilization Services Joann Boblick via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 708-354-0858 ext 116. You can also contact the Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance helpline at 877-426-6515.
For information on how to get help from BEDS with an application, go here: https://beds-plus.org/how-we-help/prevention-stabilization/