Mortgage & Utility Assistance
Assistance is available to Will County homeowners and tenants having trouble keeping up with their mortgage, rent or utility payments due to the economic hardships caused by COVID-19. Funds are available to those earning under 80% of the Area Median Income and at least one month behind on rent or mortgage. Utility assistance is also available for those who qualify.
Program income limits vary by program. For reference, general income limits are as follows:
Will County is working with four partner agencies to coordinate housing assistance resources. Please click on one of the following agencies below to learn more and apply for assistance.
Other housing assistance resources
Tenant Declaration Form
Governor Pritzker has extended the COVID-19 related Executive Orders for the Illinois Eviction Moratorium. This is intended to protect tenants who submit a signed Tenant Declaration Form from being evicted or removed from their residence through May 1, 2021. Under the Executive Order, tenants must complete the Tenant Declaration Form and provide it to their landlords.