Information for Tenants

Preservation Compact Partners

Sargent Shriver National Center for Poverty Law

Legal services and advocacy for residents of affordable rental housing
www.povertylaw.org

 

Legal and Other Support Services 

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Legal information for tenants
www.illinoislegalaidonline.org

Sargent Shriver National Center for Poverty Law

Legal services and advocacy for residents of affordable rental housing
www.povertylaw.org

Lawyers Committee for Better Housing

Advocacy and intervention on behalf of tenants, including litigation
www.lcbh.org

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

Free civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly individuals in Chicago and suburban Cook County
www.lafchicago.org

Metropolitan Tenants Organization

Educates, organizes and empowers tenants to have a voice in the decisions that impact the affordability and availability of safe, decent and accessible housing
www.tenants-rights.org

Prairie State Legal Services

Free legal services for low income personas and people over 60
www.pslegal.org

 

Housing Location Services 

Housing Choice Partners 

Provides counseling and assistance in locating rental units to low-income residents and housing choice voucher holders
www.hcp-chicago.org

HUD Affordable Apartment Search   

Search for a low-rent apartment in your area
www.hud.gov

IHDA Housing Search   

www.ihda.org

 

Emergency Housing 

Corporation for Supportive Housing

www.csh.org

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

www.chicagohomeless.org

 

Evictions 

Illinois Legal Aid Online

www.illinoislegalaid.org

CIC Property Management Training

www.cicchicago.com

Lawyers Committee for Better Housing

www.lcbh.org

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

www.lafchicago.org