Emergency Heating Repair Program
The Emergency Heating Repair Program (EHRP) provides qualified homeowners with a one-time grant to repair or replace their furnaces or boiler heating systems. The grants are available to owner-occupants of one-to-four unit residential buildings. Learn more about the program and eligibility on the DOH website link.
Utility Billing Relief (UBR)
The UBR provides low-income City of Chicago residents with a reduced rate on their water, sewer, and water-sewer taxes. It also provides debt relief for those who are able to manage the reduced rate bills for one year. Benefits for UBR participants include:
A reduced rate on water, sewer, and water-sewer tax.No late payment penalties or debt collection activity including water shut-off.Debt forgiveness after successfully completing one year with no past due balance.
To learn more, please visit https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/fin/provdrs/utility_billing/svcs/utility-bill-relief-program.html.