Category Archives: Landlord Liability

Chicago Title seminar on landlord ice and snow liability

Residential landlords and snow! Yesterday, I attended a great seminar put on by Chicago Title in Gurnee about fire and snow issues and landlords.  In the past, I have blogged a bit here and here about landlord obligations related to … Continue reading

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Common sense and the landlord

I hope that the landlords who read this blog know this already: landlords should not ask tenants for sexual favors in return for rent credits.  According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed … Continue reading

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Landlord responsibility for carbon monoxide

The Toledo Blade reports that earlier this week, an Ohio landlord was indicted on charges of reckless homicide in the carbon monoxide deaths of four tenants in the landlord’s rental unit.  Allegedly the landlord supplied the tenants with a faulty … Continue reading

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The Illinois Landlord’s Responsibility For Dog Bites

You can’t go anywhere in the City of Chicago without seeing a dog.  The Chicago Park District lists no fewer than eighteen dog parks in the City of Chicago.  Whether or not allow pets, especially dogs, is a question that … Continue reading

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