Category Archives: Disclosures

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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New lead law affecting Illinois landlords kicks off 2017

Amendments to Lead Poisoning Prevention Act regarding lead mitigation effective January 1, 2017 Back in August, 2016, the State passed amendments to the Illinois Lead Poisoning Prevention Act that affect landlords.  Many landlords are aware of the federal law that … Continue reading

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When must a Chicago landlord provide a heating cost disclosure?

Tenants have a right to heating cost disclosures in Chicago Its still cold out and we are not done with winter yet, so I want to talk about the Chicago heating cost disclosure.  It’s the forgotten attachment in the landlord-tenant … Continue reading

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Landlords, it is now “heating season”!

2012 landlord heating requirements for rental in Chicago, Cicero, Oak Park, McHenry, and Evanston Illinois for landlords and tenants

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Compliance with the Chicago Heating Cost Disclosure

Energy Heating Cost Disclosure Chapter 5-16 of Chicago Municipal Code regarding landlord disclosure of costs for comed and people’s gas for heat

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Illinois Residential Real Property Disclosure and Leases?

Believe it or not, Illinois Residential Real Property Disclosure Act may apply to certain Illinois landlord tenant lease transactions.

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Illinois landlords now required to provide radon gas disclosure to tenants

Illinois landlords & lessors required to disclose radon gas hazards to tenants, lessees, and renters per Illinois Radon Awareness Act amendment.

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Changes may be on the way for radon disclosures

HB141 may be signed into law requiring additional radon disclosures by Illinois landlords

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