Winnebago County Health Department

Housing Complaints

Housing Complaints

All housing complaints should be called into our office at:  (815) 720-4100

Please have the following information available when calling: 

            * Exact address of property in question
            * Owner or landlord's  name
            * Tenant’s name and phone number
            * Specific information about problem(s) 
 
Once your complaint has been filed with our office, we will send an inspector to investigate within 1-5 business days.
 
All complaints are confidential, but policy requires complaintant's name and phone number be on file in case we need to reach you for a follow-up or additional information.
 
For LONG GRASS complaints within Winnebago County (not in Rockford City Limits), call the County Highway Dept. at:  (815) 319-4000.
 
 
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Any complaint involving WEEDS, LONG GRASS or GARBAGE within the Rockford City limits should be reported to Property Standards for the City of Rockford at: (815) 987-5566.

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