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Illinois Emergency Homeowner Assistance Fund

The Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF) is not accepting applications at this time. Reviews of completed ILHAF applications are in progress. Please continue to check your ILHAF account for application status updates and the illinoishousinghelp.org site for updates and information about future programs or resources that may become available.

Illinois Rental Payment Program is Closed - Apply with IDHS
Illinois Rental Payment Program

The Illinois Rental Payment Program is closed.
If you missed the window to apply for assistance through IHDA, the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is currently accepting applications for rental assistance. Click here to learn more.

Community Revitalization Plans

IHDA is committed to expanding the capacity of communities in Illinois to identify local housing needs and to empower those communities to take steps to meet those needs. As a part of this commitment, IHDA enters into partnerships with smaller and rural communities throughout the state to assist them in undertaking a local planning process.

Click here to view and download the plans.

2021 Illinois Rental Payment Program Fact Book

Since 2020, IHDA has provided over $815 million in emergency rental assistance to help keep nearly 110,100 Illinois residents safely housed. Read the 2021 Fact Book here.

COVID-19 Information

Click here for up-to-date Coronavirus response information from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

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2021 Illinois Rental Payment Program Fact Book



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