19.4 F
Naperville
Monday, January 24, 2022

DuPage County, State of Illinois Partnering on Rental Assistance Program

-

Wheaton – DuPage County and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) will relaunch an emergency rental assistance program on Dec. 6, 2021, for residents who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19.

Eligible DuPage County households may qualify for up to $25,000 in emergency rental assistance for payments from June 2020 through April 2022.

Applications will be available at https://illinoishousinghelp.org.

Eligibility requirements for the rental assistance program

  • Household must have experienced a financial hardship directly or indirectly due to the pandemic.
  • Household is behind on rent and/or is at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
  • 2020 household income was below 80 percent of the Area Median Income, adjusted for household size.

“After launching this program in May, we saw a tremendous response to the program and numerous DuPage County residents who needed financial help. We want to provide as much support for our residents as possible, so we are pleased to be able to relaunch this housing assistance program,” said County Board Chairman Dan Cronin.

Details, including a list of documents needed to apply for the program, are available at illinoishousinghelp.org. Residents can also call (866) 454-3571 for more information.

Submitted by Evan Shields, Public Information Officer, DuPage County Board

 

Get the Daily Square-Scoop

The latest local news and headlines delivered to your inbox.

PN Editor
An editor is someone who prepares content for publishing. It entered English, the American Language, via French. Its modern sense for newspapers has been around since about 1800.

Latest News

Every day offers opportunities to be grateful for public safety

Above / Dedicated on Oct. 27, 2001, the Naperville Public Safety Memorial Plaza, featuring a sculpture on each side of a granite wall, stands...
DON’T MISS OUT!
GET THE DAILY
SQUARE-SCOOP
The latest local headlines delivered
to your inbox each morning.
SUBSCRIBE
Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime.
close-link