The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) used the following resources to research and write A Renter‘s Utility Guide: Go Green, Cut Costs and Learn Your Rights.
CUB Facts on Alternative Suppliers.
CUB’s Guide to Buying Your Own Modem/Router.
CUB’s Guide to Phone Choices. 2021.
Gas and Electric Guide: A Handbook for Residential Gas and Electric Customers in Illinois. 2019. https://citizensutilityboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/OnlineGasElectricGuide.pdf
“How high are household energy burdens? An Assessment of National and Metropolitan Energy Burden across the United States.” September 2020. Ariel Drehobl, Lauren Ross, and Roxana Ayala, American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy. https://www.aceee.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/u2006.pdf
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. “Utility Bill Assistance” section. https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/CommunityServices/UtilityBillAssistance/Pages/default.aspx
Illinois Legal Aid Online. “House and Apartment” section. https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/
Helpline: 1-866-ILHELP1 (866-454-3571)
Hearing Or Speech Impaired Hotline: 1-866-324-5553ILLINOIS LEGAL AID ONLINE
IllinoisLegalAid.org (Under “Resources” choose “House & Apartment.”)
Chicago.gov (Search “Housing” and “For Renters.”)
Department of Housing: 1-312-744-3653
Chicago Renters’ Rights Hotline at 1-312-742-RENT (312-742-7368)