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Eviction Early Resolution Program Resources for Courts | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

 Latest update: 08/01/21

New eviction process for August 1-31, 2021

  • Effective August 1, 2021, the Supreme Court will stay for 30-days all dispositive hearings, trials, and judgments in evictions against “covered persons” who are not a direct threat.
    • For the full Supreme Court order, click here.
    • Click here for a fillable version of the plaintiff’s certification for exemption from the stay.
    • Click here to see a flowchart of the new eviction process in effect August 1-31, 2021.

How to refer litigants to rental assistance

  • Rental assistance programs are now accepting applications. Tenants and landlords may apply for grants of up to $25,000 for missed rent payments and utilities and three months of future payments. IMPORTANT: None of these rental assistance programs require the filing of an eviction case.

How to refer tenants to legal aid, mediation, and other resources

Approved Statewide Agreed Orders in Eviction Cases to help facilitate resolution


Eviction Video Resources

Rental assistance is available

National Center for State Courts (NCSC) Resources


Samples of Eviction Early Resolution Programs in Illinois


Samples of Eviction Early Resolution Programs outside of Illinois



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