Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) | Illinois Housing Development Authority
|State Agency||Illinois Housing Development Authority|
|Program Name||Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA)|
A new program established to provide financial relief for renters who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Program Status||Closed to New Applicants|
• Household income must be at or below 80 percent of AMI prior to March 1, 2020.
|Direct Recipient of Assistance|
|Administration Structure||IHDA, in partnership with community outreach and assistance organizations|
|Maximum Length of Assistance|
March 1 through December 30, 2020, or until $5000 is exhausted.
|Maximum Assistance Available Per Household|
$5,000 per household
|Household Contribution Requirements||None|
|Total Applications as of Date||79,000|
|Total Household Recipients of Assistance as of Date||38,000|
|Total Funding Amount of Program||$226,000,000.00|
|Remaining Funds as of Date||$36,000,000.00|
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