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Category Archives: Fair Housing
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
Amendment to Chicago Fair Housing approved by Committee on Human Relations and new tenant right to claim retaliation
Law expands protected class to veterans and adds right to retaliation claim for any fair housing proceeding Yesterday, the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Human Relations approved an amendment to the Chicago Fair Housing and Human Rights Ordinance proposed by … Continue reading
a court can look to the consequences of a landlord’s action rather than making a determination as to the actor’s intent in fair housing
Tenant alleges gender identity discrimination in Rogers Park Windy City Times reports that a transgender tenant in Rogers Park has brought a fair housing complaint against her landlord with the Chicago Commission on Human Relations. The complaint alleges that the … Continue reading
Illinois landlords will need to learn to comply with fair housing laws prohibiting illegal discrimination in rental housing
Cook County Illinois landlords cannot refuse to participate in Section 8 or face fair housing violation for source of income discrimination
On May 8, 2013, the Cook County Board will once again take up the topic of amending the Human Right’s Ordinance to make it a fair housing violation (for source of income discrimination) for a Cook County landlord to refuse … Continue reading
Can Chicago landlords set reasonable occupancy standards for maximum renters?
Illinois Association of Realtors is reporting that efforts to add Section 8 protection to the Cook County fair housing law seem to have stalled.
Cook County may give fair housing protection to tenants w/ Section 8 vouchers from source of income discrimination to human rights ordinance