Category Archives: Eviction

Now tenants want eviction records sealed

Blinded by the Law Illinois State Senator Patricia Van Pelt, a Democrat representing Chicago’s in the 5th District, has proposed SB0077 which is a new attempt to pass legislation to seal eviction records.  This concept has popped up in the … Continue reading

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Cook County Sheriff Eviction Procedure Update

The Cook County Sheriff has changed his eviction schedule website just a bit.

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Temporary victory for Landlords in Good Cause eviction issue

I have it on good authority that Alderman Moreno’s office has expressed that it is no longer the Alderman’s intention to present the Good Cause ordinance to the City Council this month.  Instead, his office will seek to have a … Continue reading

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Analysis Part three of the Chicago Good Cause for Eviction Ordinance

Here we are in the week that the so called “Good Cause for Eviction Ordinance” is expected to be presented to the Chicago City Council possibly to introduce the most sweeping anti-landlord change to landlord-tenant law in Chicago since 1986.  … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION: Call your Alderman and the Mayor

Chicago landlords, Act Now! You’ve probably been reading over the past 24 hours about an ordinance affecting landlord-tenant law that a Chicago Alderman is allegedly threatening to introduce to the City Council next week.  I have been in contact with … Continue reading

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Breaking down the Chicago “Good Cause for Eviction” ordinance

Yesterday, I went through the provision of the allegedly proposed Good Cause for Eviction ordinance provision allowing for eviction based on non-payment of rent (provided the tenant doesn’t make good before an eviction order is entered).  Today, I’ll examine the … Continue reading

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Chicago Good Cause Eviction Ordinance to be Proposed

What about landlord’s rights? I received from a friend a copy of an ordinance that one of the Chicago Alderman is apparently planning to present to the Chicago City Council on May 23, 2018. The ordinance appears to be penned … Continue reading

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More on “sealing” eviction records in Illinois

Misguided proposed law to seal evictions even for cause, foreclosure, or nonpayment of rent evict

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Follow up on eviction timing

I just saw a story in the Chicago Tribune indicating that the Cook County Sheriff “this week” enforced an eviction order entered on December 15, 2017 against a Logan Square health club.  Doing some quick math, that’s about an 11 … Continue reading

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Winter evictions are slowed in Cook County

Periodically, I like to do a little anecdotal sample of cases to see where the Sheriff is running when it comes to Cook County evictions.  Based on a VERY unscientific poll, it seems that evictions from early December are now … Continue reading

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