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Residents Facing Eviction Lawsuit Have Access To New Rental Assistance

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Illinoisans facing an eviction lawsuit and the involved landlords have access to a new assistance program. The assistance is available through a new program run by the Illinois Department of Human Services. The program will pay up to 12-months of past-due rent and three months of future rent. The Illinois Supreme Court issued an order Monday that allocated 60-million from federal emergency rent assistance to anyone facing an eviction court lawsuit.


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