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Chicago Housing Assistance Program


The Housing Assistance Grant program is expanding to assist renters and property owners who have been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. he Cook County eviction moratorium ‪ends on August 22, 2020‬, and the City of Chicago wants to ensure that renters are protected from any possible evictions. his is a $33 million relief program and provides eviction counseling for low-and moderate-income Chicago households. Applications will be accepted now through Monday, August 10, 2020 – 11:59 pm. Residents can apply online through the Chicago Housing Assistance Portal or in person at one of six community centers ‪below. 

Assistance from all programs is expected to be awarded through August and September. Rental assistance funding through the online portal will be awarded by a lottery system. For questions regarding the program, please call one of the Community Service Centers:

Englewood Community Service Center
1140 West 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60620, 312-747-0200 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Garfield Community Service Center
10 South Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, 312-746-5400
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Center
4314 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60653, 312-747-2300
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Area Community Service Center
845 West Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640, 312-744-2580 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

South Chicago Community Service Center
8650 South Commercial Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617, 312-747-0500
 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Trina Davila Community Service Center
4312 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639, 312-744-2014
 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..The 4th Ward Service Office is closed during this time. However, our office is operating remotely. We kindly ask that any business you may have with our office be conducted via phone or email.

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