Category Archives: CRLTO

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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Had a fun morning teaching @properties agents

It is always great to get the opportunity to speak to a classroom full of @properties agents.  Thanks for taking the time to listen to my information about the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance.  Hopefully the folks in attendance enjoyed … Continue reading

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Rich Magnone quoted in Cook County Record Article on CRLTO

Intricacies of the Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance Subject of Interview I was recently interviewed in the Cook County Record regarding the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance and the difficulties faced by landlords trying to comply with its requirements.  Readers of … Continue reading

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A time for change for the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance?

Reforming the CRLTO? Alderman Brendan Reilly from the 42nd ward in conjunction with the Chicago Association of Realtors has proposed an amendment to the CRLTO that would allow judicial discretion in awarding penalties to tenants in cases involving CRLTO violations.  … Continue reading

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Appellate court upholds attorney’s fee award for tenant CRLTO counterclaims

Illinois court determined tenant prevailing in counterclaim under Chicago Landlord Tenant Ordinance entitled to recover attorney’s fees

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Dream Town Realty CRLTO Seminar

I am often humbled by the support I receive from the fabulous community of educated real estate agents in the City of Chicago.  I have been fortunate enough to have been invited to present educational seminars on landlord-tenant topics to … Continue reading

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At long last, the CRLTO Interest Rate Summary for 2015 is Available!

FINALLY! CITY ISSUES FORM. I guess landlords were getting good at making their own forms in January to reflect the new rate of interest on security deposits.  Luckily, the City of Chicago has finally released its interest rate summary required … Continue reading

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