How do I apply for the Illinois emergency Homeowner Assistance Fund?
When the Illinois Emergency Homeowner Assistance Fund launches, homeowners will apply through our online application portal. Our call center 1-866-IL-HELP1 ( 866-454-3571) and 30 housing counseling agencies will be available to provide assistance. Find an approved HUD-certified Housing Counselor near you and contact them for your certificate.
What is the emergency mortgage assistance program (EMA)?
Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program: IHDA developed the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMA) to support Illinois homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to a COVID-19 related loss of income.
Are there any grants available for homeowners in Illinois in 2022?
Starting in April 2022, the state will begin accepting applications from homeowners for grants of up to $30,000 to eliminate or reduce past-due mortgage and property tax payments. This site is intended to help guide Illinoisans in need of emergency housing assistance due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is the first home loan assistance program in Illinois?
Mortgage Assistance for Home Buyers in Illinois 1stHomeIllinois 1stHomeIllinois is designed to help first-time homebuyers and veterans purchase. In addition to a 30-year fixed rate mortgage, applicants can receive a $7,500 down payment assistance grant.