IL Rental Payment Program

Wondering if you qualify for ILRPP (Illinois Rental Payment Program)? This video will walk you through what you need to know!

Applicants are eligible for up to 15 months of assistance. The grant can cover the past due rent from the previous 12 months and future rental assistance for the next three months, if deemed necessary. The maximum grant amount is $25,000. The emergency rental assistance is provided by the Federal government and is free to tenant and housing provider. If approved, the grant will be paid to the housing provider in the form of a check.

  • Housing providers/landlords may initiate a joint application starting Monday, May 17 through Monday, June 7.

    • Tenants will have until Monday, June 14 to complete their portion of a landlord-initiated application.

  • Tenants may initiate their own application starting Wednesday, June 9 through Monday, June 28.

    • Landlords will have until Tuesday, July 6 to complete their portion of the tenant-initiated application.

To apply, please visit the application site at

For assistance in English or Spanish, residents of Aurora can contact The Neighbor Project at 630.906.9400 or email Curtis Spivey, Outreach Coordinator, at to make an appointment.

You can also contact the Illinois Housing Development Authority for assistance at 1.866.454.3571

If you are facing an eviction, please contact Prairie State Legal Services at 855-631-0811.

For more information on ILRPP, please visit: