Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt (CCLAHD) and Early Resolution Program (ERP) Announcement – Press Q&A/Legislator Talking Points

GENERAL QUESTIONS

What is Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt (CCLAHD)?

  • CCLAHD is a county-wide initiative serving residents of Cook County in need of legal assistance for issues surrounding eviction, foreclosure, debt and tax deeds.
  • Cook County has been proactively working with elected officials and nonprofit organizations to develop this initiative.
  • Partnering offices and organizations include:
    • President’s Office,
    • Office of the Chief Judge
    • Circuit Court of Cook County
    • Cook County Commissioners
    • Sheriff of Cook County,
    • Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County,
    • Treasurer’s Office,
    • City of Chicago,
    • The Chicago Bar Foundation,
    • Legal Aid and Mediation Organizations: Center for Conflict Resolution, and Chicago Community Trust, CARPLS Legal Aid, Greater Chicago Legal Clinic, Center for Conflict Resolution, Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing, Center for Disability & Elder Law, Legal Aid Chicago, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, and Legal Aid Society>> Read more