Illinois Emergency Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF)


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 site for updates and information about future programs or resources that may become available.

Created by the American Rescue Plan Act, ILHAF is  designed to prevent mortgage delinquencies and defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services and displacement of homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020. Approximately $309 million in emergency assistance will be available to Illinois homeowners (read the press release here.) For more program information, you may visit

If you have any questions, please contact the ILHAF call center at (866) 454-3571. The ILHAF Call Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.