Update: House Bill 2877 passed the House on March 18! Now we just need to get the bill through the Senate and signed by Governor Pritzker. Contact your State Senator right now!
Our legislators have the chance to pass protections for Illinoisans on the brink of losing their homes.
The pandemic has only exacerbated our longstanding housing crisis, as COVID-19 has caused unprecedented economic instability for renters across Illinois. No one should fear losing their home during these uncertain times, when housing is healthcare, just because they can't afford their rent or mortgage.
Additionally, renters should not face permanent housing barriers due to the economic fallout of COVID-19. An eviction record, including even the filing of a case, can make it much more difficult to find a home in the future.
Urge legislators to support legislation that will:
This legislation, HB 2877, is being championed in the House by State Representatives Delia Ramirez and Lindsey LaPointe, as well as dozens of additional sponsors, and in the Senate by Senators Omar Aquino, Robert Peters and Jacqueline Collins.
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