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Category Archives: Forcible Entry and Detainer Statute
Yesterday, Rep. Monique Davis filed a third amendment to her proposed legislation to add a small, but meaningful, reform to the Forcible Entry and Detainer Act and the way that evictions are handled in Cook County. The law started out … Continue reading
Columnist blasts suburban cops as he rails against legislator rather than recognizing systemic problems Chicago Sun Times columnist Mark Brown does not get it. Back in February, I wrote about a law proposed by state representative Monique Davis, allegedly inspired … Continue reading
Is she right or is she doing damage to landlords? A news article in the Chicago Sun Times yesterday indicates that state representative Monique Davis (Democrat) introduced a bill this week to “eliminate weather as a factor in enforcement of … Continue reading
For our office, the beginning of the “eviction” season started out a bit slow (it is not a bad thing that landlords are, hopefully, collecting rent and doing better screening so that we do less evictions!). However, for us, things … Continue reading
I have discussed roommate, guest, and family member evictions in the past, however, based on the number of recent questions I receive about Illinois evictions of family members and close relatives, I thought a refresher might be in order.
The most common notice to terminate a tenancy is a five day notice. This is the notice that is generally required when a tenant fails to make timely payment of rent. The requirements for a demand for rent are contained … Continue reading
Under the “common law”, it was lawful for a landlord “with force and arms” to retake possession of real estate and retain such possession by force from a tenant who failed to pay rent or breached a lease. “Self-help” such as this was prohibited by statute in the Illinois Forcible Entry and Detainer Act. Continue reading