Helpful Links

·        Clerk of the Circuit Court  http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/

·        Link > Illinois Legal Aid (Text and Videos)

o   Text and videos for Foreclosures :  http://www.illinoislegalaid.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.showResultsProSe

o   Spanish: http://www.ayudalegalil.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=spanish.showHome

o   Legal Help in general:  http://www.illinoislegalaidonline.org/

 

·        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:  http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/about/CHICAGO%20AREA%20LEGAL%20SERVICE%20PROVIDERS%20update%20Dec2010.pdf

o   Chicago Area Legal Service Providers (Espanol):  http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/about/probono_span.html

 

·        Office of the Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan

o   General: http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/

o   Homeowner resources:  http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/homeowners_help.html

o   Bank Foreclosure Settlement information:  http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/bankforeclosuresettlement.html

·        ARDC http://iardc.org

·        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 http://cookcountyforeclosurehelp.org/appointment-request/

o   To find a HUD-certified housing counselor in your area:  http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

·        CARPLS www.carpls.org 

·        RHOPI  http://www.regionalhopi.org/help

·        National Foreclosure Settlement:  http://www.nationalforeclosuresettlement.com/

·        Other Cook County Links:

o   Cook County Government: http://blog.cookcountygov.com/

o   Cook County Sheriff: http://cookcountysheriff.org/

o   Cook County Recorder of Deeds  http://www.ccrd.info/CCRD/il031/index.jsp

o   Cook County Assessor’s Office: http://cookcountyassessor.com/

·        Tenants and Renters Help

o   Link>Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing www.lcbh.org

o   Link>Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago www.lafchicago.org

o   Link>Metropolitan Tenants Organization  www.tenants-rights.org

Link>Regional Home Ownership Preservation Initiative www.regionalhopi.org/help

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