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There’s new emergency assistance for Illinois landlords and renters struggling through the pandemic.

Governor JB Pritzker announced Monday nearly $300 dollars is now available the Illinois rental payment program.

Applications are being accepted now through January 9 of 2022.

More information at  illinoishousinghelp.org.

Approved applicants will receive one time grants up to $25,000 dollars, paid directly to their landlords.