Welcome to the Lake County Federal Emergency Rental Assistance (FERA) Continued Assistance Application!
The Continued Assistance Application is for Lake County households who have already received assistance through the FERA program and are applying for additional assistance. If you have not already applied for and received FERA assistance, do not continue with this form, please fill out the "Application Form" instead. You may find the Application Form on www.lakecountyil.gov/renthelp.
The FERA program is for eligible low-income Lake County households financially impacted by COVID-19. Households must be eligible and provide all required documentation in order to receive assistance. This program is for residents of Lake County, Illinois.
Only fill out this form if you have already applied for and received assistance from a FERA provider.
Only one form should be submitted for the household. Please fill out this form to the best of your ability. If the form is incomplete when submitted, your FERA provider will reach out to you to complete the form. You may be asked to provide additional documentation.
Please submit this form only once. Submitting multiple forms per household may delay processing. Filling out this form does not guarantee continued assistance.
Before you fill out this form, you will need:
An email address and phone number where you can be reached.
An email address and phone number for your landlord or property manager.
Your signed lease.
Documentation of all your income.
If you received unemployment after March 13, 2020, you will need documentation of this.
If you are applying for utility assistance, you will need the utility bills.
If you are applying for utility or rental arrears, you will need the past due notices.
Please make sure you have this information before you begin the application.