Between now (March 22) and April 2 (Update: The Deadline has been extended to April 9), Cook County is accepting applications for emergency rental assistance.  If you have been impacted financially by covid-19, you are eligible to apply for assistance. Here is a link with more information:

Here is a checklist of things needed for the application: 2021-March –Housing Assistance –era_application_checklist_proof2(1)