Chicago, Illinois Rental Assistance

Free resources to help people pay for their rent.

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- Faith Based Rental Assistance Programs
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Bethel New Life - Rent Assistance

1143 N. Lavergne
Chicago, IL - 60651
(773) 287-2711
Bethel New Life is focusing on creating opportunities to bring individuals and families out of poverty and bringing about system and policy changes necessary to lift an entire community out of poverty. They invest in people who are ready to invest in themselves and they work on changing the systems and policies that dampen the human spirit and prevent communities from thriving.

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Gill Park Cooperative - Rent Assistance

810 W Grace St
Chicago, IL - 60613
(773) 929-3325
The 27-story building contains 260 units, all fully subsidized. Sizes range from one to three bedrooms, unfurnished with kitchen, full baths, carpeting, shades, phone and cable TV hook-ups. The pet policy only permits seeing eye dogs. Rent includes water.

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Harold Washington Apartments - Rent Assistance

4946 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 409-4634
Harold Washington Apartments offers a single room apartments for low-income adults. Apartments are furnished and have kitchenettes and private baths. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families.

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Lakeside Square Apartments - Rent Assistance

920 W Lakeside Pl
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 275-9595
Lakeside Square Apartments offers one-, two, and three bedroom subsidized apartments.

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Lavergne Courts Apartments - Rent Assistance

4938 W Quincy St
Chicago, IL - 60644
(773) 854-4588
Lavergne Courts Family apartments for low-income adults. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs. Rental housing is located nation On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing.

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Lincoln Park Plaza - Rent Assistance

600 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL - 60614
(773) 309-4202
Lincoln Park Plaza offers one- and two-bedroom subsidized apartment units with full bath and kitchen, carpeting, and blinds. Each is phone- and cable-ready. Amenities includes:A loungeA party roomSun decksLaundry Only cats are permitted as pets.

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Major Jenkins Apartments - Rent Assistance

5012 N Winthrop Ave
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 506-3486
Major Jenkins Apartments offers Single room apartments for low-income adults. Apartments are furnished and have kitchenettes and private baths. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families.

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Malden Arms Apartments - Rent Assistance

4727 N Malden Ave
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 334-2164
Malden Arms Apartments offers single room apartments for low-income adults. Apartments are furnished and have kitchenettes and private baths. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families.

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Miriam Apartments - Rent Assistance

4707 N Malden Ave
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 506-3427
Miriam Apartments - Single room apartments for low-income adults. Apartments are furnished and have kitchenettes and private baths. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families,

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MooGoong Terrace - Rent Assistance

4848 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL - 60625
(773) 478-0085
MooGoong Terrace - Community owned senior housing, managed by Korean American Community Services (KACS). Offers older adult residents exercise programs such as:Health screeningEnglish cinema classDrama workshopsChoral practiceSeasonal outings

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North Park Tower - Rent Assistance

300 W North Ave
Chicago, IL - 60610
(312) 266-8988
North Park Tower offers units ranging from one to three-bedrooms. All are unfurnished with full kitchen and bath. Units are uncarpeted and have no window dressings. Heat and air conditioning, and phone hook-ups included. Processing fee starts at $52 for each occupant. Sin

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Palmer Square Apartments - Rent Assistance

2118 1/2 N Kedzie Blvd
Chicago, IL - 60647
(773) 342-0055
Palmer Square Apartments offers federally subsidized, multifamily one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Amenities include:24hr on-call maintenanceAppliancesCentral heatWindow acCommunity roomComputer technology centerControlled entryHeat included in rent laundry

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Parkside Terrace Apartments - Rent Assistance

143 N Parkside Ave
Chicago, IL - 60644
(773) 473-4335
Parkside Terrace Apartments family apartments for low-income adults. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs. Rental housing is located nation

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Pine Grove Apartments - Rent Assistance

3639 N Pine Grove Ave
Chicago, IL - 60613
(773) 327-1772
Most of the 126 units are designated for Housing Choice Voucher (formerly referred to as Section 8) holders. The one and two bedroom apartments are unfurnished, have a full bath and kitchen, and mini-blinds. Common areas are the patio and laundry room.

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Roseland Place Apartments - Rent Assistance

10426 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL - 60628
(312) 447-4500
Roseland Place Apartments provides apartments for low-income older adults. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs. Rental housing is located nation

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Senate Apartments - Rent Assistance

5801 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL - 60646
(773) 539-3403
Senate Apartments maintains a subsidized building. Units are one-bedrooms with full-sized kitchen and bath, living room and dining room areas, wall-to-wall carpeting, television, phone, and emergency call systems. A cafeteria and beauty shop are also on-site. Pets are perm

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St Sabina Elders Village - Rent Assistance

1222 W 79th St
Chicago, IL - 60620
(773) 994-7850
St Sabina Elders Village is one of the several Catholic Charities operated, affordable and federally assisted buildings serving people who are 62 or older, are able to care for themselves and have very low income. This location is a federally assisted housing site.

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Van Buren Place - Rent Assistance

1504 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL - 60607
(312) 733-6187
Van Buren Place offers one-bedroom Housing Choice Voucher (formerly referred to as Section 8) units. Units are handicapped accessible Units include full kitchen with stoveRefrigeratorCabinetsFull bathAppliancesTVPhone hook-ups Building amen

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Victory Centre of Galewood - Rent Assistance

2370 N Newcastle Ave
Chicago, IL - 60707
(773) 295-4033
Victory Centre of Galewood provides supportive Living is very similar to assisted Living. Residents at either option are treated to the same compassionate atmosphere and medical and wellness services. In the state of Illinois, supportive Living communities offer financial assistance programs to qualified adults 65 years and older. Those who qualify for financial a

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Mercy Housing - Washington Court Apartments - Rent Assistance

5424 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL - 60644
(773) 921-8199
Mercy Housing - Washington Court Apartments provides Family apartments for low-income adults. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs. Rental housing is located nation

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Wentworth Commons Apartments - Rent Assistance

11045 S Wentworth Ave
Chicago, IL - 60628
(773) 568-7804
Wentworth Commons Apartments provides single room apartments for low-income adults. Apartments are furnished and have kitchenettes and private baths. On-site social services are available. Property is operated by Mercy Lakefront Housing. Mercy provides rental housing for low-income families.

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Winthrop Towers Apartments - Rent Assistance

4848 N Winthrop Ave
Chicago, IL - 60640
(773) 728-4848
Winthrop Towers Apartments a Housing cooperative which has 19-story subsidized building. Residents can select from one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans. Units come complete with full kitchens and bathrooms. Rent includes heating, cooking, and hot water. Security and maintenance are provides.

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City of Chicago Family Support Services - Rent Assistance

1615 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL - 60622
(312) 743-0300
City of Chicago Family Support Services provides many rental assistance programs. They have prevention services including short-term financial assistance for rent, utilities, arrears and other costs related to housing stability. In addition to financial assistance, households receive housing stability case management focused on budgeting and resolving issues that co

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Romanian Mission Of Chicago - Rent Assistance

3107 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL - 60630
(773) 342-7373

Lawyers Committee For Better Housing - Rent Assistance

33 N La Salle St
Chicago, IL - 60603
(312) 347-7600
Lawyers Committee For Better Housing's mission is to increase and preserve safe, affordable, and accessible rental housing in Chicago and to support and advocate for the rights of Chicago tenants. LCBH believes that all persons have a right to safe, decent, and affordable housing on a non-discriminatory basis. To that end, LCBH promotes the availability of and access to su

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Goldies Place - Rent Assistance

5705 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL - 60659
(773) 271-1212
Goldies Place's mission is to assist adults who are homeless to become self-sufficient by providing life skills, education, and support, based on their belief in human potential and broad spiritual principles. They provide services that are hard to find to those who are often the most disconnected and difficult to help. They strive to offer a second chance to anyone who is wil

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Spanish Coalition For Housing - Rent Assistance

1922 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL - 60639
(773) 292-5784
The Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) is the lead agency helping Latino families with their housing needs in the greater Chicago area. The mission of Spanish Coalition for Housing is to provide comprehensive counseling, education and housing resources necessary for families to develop competence and responsibility in meeting their financial and housing needs; provide the neces

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Society Of St Vincent De Paul Archdiocese Of Chicago - Rent Assistance

721 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(773) 779-6700
The lay volunteer members of the Conferences(usually based in parishes) in Cook and Lake County assist people when they ask for aid. By the person to person contact (home visits)members are able to assist their neighbors with food, clothing, possibly utility aid. Members aid any person (normally within their parish boundaries)regardless of race,gender or religion.

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Emergency Fund - Rent Assistance

208 S LaSalle St
Chicago, IL - 60604
(312) 379-0301
Since 1973, the Emergency Fund has provided an indispensable safety net for Chicago s neediest residents. Their financial assistance program provides essential relief services to persons in need of shelter, food, utility payments, medication and other items. More than 50 volunteers, employed by social service agencies throughout Chicago, distribute our funds to low-income indivi

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Neighborhood Lending Services Inc - Rent Assistance

1279 N Milwaukee 5TH Fl
Chicago, IL - 60622
(773) 329-4111
Neighborhood lending services, inc. (nls), a residential mortgage licensee in the state of illinois, was organized in 1987 under the illinois general not-for-profit corporation act to operate and account for the neighborhood lending program which finance home purchases, home improvements, home safety repairs, and refinance high-interest loans for low and moderate income families.

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Verbal Milk Inc - Rent Assistance

2111 W Marquette Rd
Chicago, IL - 60636

Homelessness Prevention Call Center Emergency Fund - Rent Assistance

208 S. LaSalle, Suite 1356
Chicago, IL - 60604
311
Homelessness Prevention Call Center Emergency Fund offers:Assists with rental payments Assist with mortgage payments Provides help with security deposits Help with utilitiesCounties served: City of Chicago, excluding Cook County and Evanston(City of Chicago CoC) For more information co

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Catholic Char. of Chicago (NW) - Rent Assistance

721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(847) 376-2117
Catholic Char. of Chicago (NW) offers:This organization helps with rental payments.They also help pay their mortgagesThe agency also provides margin assistanceAlso help with utilitiesCounty served:BarringtonBerwinCiceroElk GroveHanoverLeidenOak ParkPalatine

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Catholic Charities Of Chicago - Rent Assistance

(NW)721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL - 60610
(847)376-2117
Catholic Charities Of Chicago offers:Rent assistance, Mortgage assistanceSecurity depositsUtility assistance

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Emergency Fund For Needy People - Rent Assistance

208 S. LaSalle, Suite 1356
Chicago, IL - 60604
(312) 379-0301
Emergency Fund For Needy People offers:Rent assistance Mortgage assistance Security depositsUtility assistance

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Department of Family and Support Services - CHICAGO - Rent Assistance

1615 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL - 60622
(312) 743258
Homelessness prevention and early re-housing programme On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which provides $1.5 billion for a Homeless Prevention Fund. Department of Family and Support Services - CHICAGO offers program that called the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP), is di

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Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY - Rent Assistance

69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL - 60602
(312) 6031056
Homelessness prevention and rapid housing programmes. On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the U.S. Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which is $1.5 billion for a Homeless Prevention Fund. Cook County Planning and Development - COOK COUNTY offers program that called the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP), are distributed on the ba

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Chicago, Illinois Rental Assistance

There are many local and national rental assistance programs that provide assistance to the underserved and low income persons. We provide details on how to qualify and contact these locations.

Faith Based Rent Assistance

Local lists of churches and religious organizations that help with rent.

Non Profit Help

Nationwide list of non-profit rental assistance programs and help that most people do not even know exist.

Local Government Rent Assistance

Information on how to find rent assistance from local governments.