Helpful Links

·        Clerk of the Circuit Court

·        Link > Illinois Legal Aid (Text and Videos)

o   Text and videos for Foreclosures :

o   Spanish:

o   Legal Help in general:


·        Free and Low Cost Legal Services

o   Legal Services Directory for Free or Low Cost Legal Services (insert link to Court PDF)

o   Chicago Area Legal Services Providers:

o   Chicago Area Legal Service Providers (Espanol):


·        Office of the Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan

o   General:

o   Homeowner resources:

o   Bank Foreclosure Settlement information:

·        ARDC

·        Housing Counselors

o   To obtain an appointment with a HUD-certified housing counselor for the Circuit Court of Cook County Mediation Program, call 1-877-895-2444 (add TDD #) or go to

o   To find a HUD-certified housing counselor in your area:

·        CARPLS 

·        RHOPI

·        National Foreclosure Settlement:

·        Other Cook County Links:

o   Cook County Government:

o   Cook County Sheriff:

o   Cook County Recorder of Deeds

o   Cook County Assessor’s Office:

·        Tenants and Renters Help

o   Link>Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing

o   Link>Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

o   Link>Metropolitan Tenants Organization

Link>Regional Home Ownership Preservation Initiative

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