RESOURCES FOR YOUR CIVIL AND CONSUMER RIGHTS

For More Information by Topic, CLICK THE BELOW LINKs:

 

POLICE MISCONDUCT/POLICY BRUTALITY:

To file a complaint against Chicago police officer(s) for misconduct, go to: http://www.iprachicago.org/ipra/homepage/howtofile.html

 

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND LABOR RIGHTS:

For additional information about your rights as an employee and to file a complaint, go to:
http://www.eeoc.gov/

 

To file a complaint about labor, hours, and wages, go to:
https://www.dol.gov/wecanhelp/howtofilecomplaint.htm

 

To file a complaint for discrimination in employment, housing or lending with the state of Illinois, go to: http://www.illinois.gov/dhr/FilingaCharge/Pages/default.aspx

 

DISCRIMINATION IN HOUSING:

To learn more about your fair housing rights or to file a complaint for discrimination in housing, go to:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/housing_discrimination

 

To check if a foreclosure has been filed against you in Cook County, and the status of the case (select “Chancery” division, then put your last name in as a defendant), go to:
http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/?section=CASEINFOPage&CASEINFOPage=2400

 

For financial, credit, and homeownership counseling, go to:
http://www.nhschicago.org/site/3C/category/what_to_expect
http://www.nhschicago.org/learn/learn-how/

 

To file a complaint for discrimination in employment, housing or lending with the state of Illinois, go to: http://www.illinois.gov/dhr/FilingaCharge/Pages/default.aspx

 

DISCRIMINATION IN LENDING:

To learn more about your fair lending rights or to file a complaint against a lender for discrimination in lending, go to: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/

 

To file a complaint for discrimination in employment, housing or lending with the state of Illinois, go to:
http://www.illinois.gov/dhr/FilingaCharge/Pages/default.aspx

 

CONSUMER FRAUD:

To file a complaint for consumer fraud against any business in the state of Illinois, go to: http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/filecomplaint.html

 

HOME/RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS:

For information about the federal loan modification programs:
http://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov/pages/default.aspx

 

To request a HAMP Loan Modification:
https://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

 

For the HAMP Handbook and other detailed information about how the HAMP Program is supposed to work:
https://www.hmpadmin.com/portal/index.jsp

 

To see if your loan servicer participates in the HAMP Program:
http://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov/get-assistance/contact-mortgage/Pages/default.aspx

 

To apply for non-predatory mortgage refinancing:
http://www.nhschicago.org/
https://www.ssfcu.org/en-us/home-loans/Pages/default.aspx

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