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Springfield Rental Assistance Program

Funds are available through the Springfield rental assistance program, a partnership between the city and the Springfield Urban League. To qualify for the program:

  • The property address must be in the corporate limits of the city of Springfield.
  • Your household income is within the allowable limits.
  • Applicant must provide documentation showing a loss of income due to COVID-19.
  • Cooperation from the applicant’s landlord to participate in the program.

Tenants seeking assistance should call the Springfield Urban League at (217) 789-0830, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Please specify that you are seeking rental assistance within the city of Springfield. The intake process will occur over the phone. If you are leaving a message with the Urban League regarding the program after hours, please specify that you are seeking Springfield rental assistance along with your contact information.

The application process will include communication with your landlord to verify the rental agreement and the total rent owed. The maximum amount a tenant may receive is $1,000.