Cook County Launches Free Legal Aid for Housing

On Monday, November 23, Cook County announced a new legal aid program, Early Resolution Program (ERP), to help with resolving evictions, debt and tax deed issues. ERP allows you to speak with a lawyer and get connected to other resources, includes free legal aid, mediation services and rental assistance. Along with being accessible to any Cook County resident, renters and homeowners, this program is also available free of charge for landlords who are not represented by a lawyer. You do not need to have a case in court to get help. To get free legal help today, you can call 855-956-5763. If you are looking for more information on this program, click here.