Category Archives: CRLTO

2019 Chicago Security Deposit Interest Summary Available

2019 CRLTO Interest Rate Summary The City of Chicago has finally released the separate interest rate summary for Chicago RLTO governed leases for 2019.  Remember, Chicago landlords governed by the Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance are required by Section … Continue reading

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2019 Chicago Security Deposit Interest Rate Released

2019 CRLTO Chicago RLTO Security Deposit Interest Rate

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Early word on 2019 City of Chicago Security Deposit Interest Rate

The City of Chicago Comptroller sets the 2019 security deposit interest rate for CRLTO leases under the RLTO

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Landlord tries to enforce early termination clause

CBS Chicago Channel 2 presented a story yesterday about a management company that is attempting to mass-terminate the leases of tenants in a building it allegedly intends to renovate. At issue is a provision of the lease seemingly allowing the … Continue reading

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Seattle landlords selling their properties – could it happen here?

The University of Washington just released a rental housing study commissioned by the City of Seattle that the Rental Hosing Association of Washington says “supports what landlords have been telling [Seattle] officials for years”.  Among the findings were the following: … Continue reading

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City of Chicago releases CRLTO 2018 Interest Summary

For all leases governed by the Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (RLTO), Section 5-12-170 requires that a landlord attach a summary of the ordinance and an interest rate summary to the lease.  The City of Chicago has finally released … Continue reading

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The Landlord’s Right to Access in Chicago

A landlord’s right to access under the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance.

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Alderman Propose Chicago Landlords Protect Immigrants

City makes landlords bear the brunt of “Sanctuary City” status It was reported in the Chicago Sun Times last week that Chicago would impose obligations on landlords to help illegal immigrants affected by the Trump executive order repealing DACA. Last … Continue reading

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City clarifies confusion about CRLTO summary

Chicago Landlords Catch A Break Please Note: The summary now says “Approved by the Cirty of Chicago, June 2013; summary revised 2016” – always check to be sure you are using the latest summary! In April, I reported being disturbed … Continue reading

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New CRLTO Summary Available

Please Note: The summary now says “Approved by the City of Chicago, June 2013; summary revised 2016” – always check to be sure you are using the latest summary! The City of Chicago has placed a NEW version of the … Continue reading

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