CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County wants to help suburban homeowners who are struggling with their mortgages during the pandemic.
On Thursday, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the launch of a $20 million dollar assistance program.READ MORE: Family Of Girl Who Died At Age 11 Finds Her Headstone Overturned And Damaged At Cemetery In Hillside
“Funded by the CARES Act, the program pays one to three months of overdue or future mortgage payments for income-eligible households,” Preckwinkle said. “Payments will be made directly to mortgage servicers up to a total of $10,000.”
The application process begins Friday and closes on October 16.
Check Cook County’s website, cookcounty.il.gov, for more details.READ MORE: Legal Battle Keeps Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa From Being Sworn In For Another Term -- Who Is Running The City?
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STARTING NOW: Tune in to https://t.co/wC3p7E5ySb to watch our announcement of $20M in mortgage assistance to suburban Cook County homeowners with @BridgetGainer , @AlmaAnaya7th, @CmsrBritton, @godonnagoIL and @theHACCtweets.
— Toni Preckwinkle (@ToniPreckwinkle) October 8, 2020