Category Archives: Legislation

Proposed law seeks to impose penalties on landlords for tenant crimes

IRPOA urges landlords to contact their representatives Senate Bill 1547 has passed the Illinois Senate and is being debated in committee tomorrow at 10am in the Illinois House Judiciary Committee.  The Illinois Rental Property Owners Association is asking landlords to … Continue reading

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Landlords beware: assessor can now crack down on wrongful property tax exemptions

The Illinois Legislature has passed an amendment, effective immediately, to the Illinois Property Tax Code adding a new section to the law at 35 ILCS 200/9-275.  The law, which has been long opposed by Illinois landlords, allows the county assessor … Continue reading

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Penalties are harsh for violation of Chicago’s bedbug law

City of Chicago penalty for violation of bedbug rules and laws by landlords tenants & condominium associations lessor lessee liability

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How long will it be until Chicago landlords mimic San Francisco’s landlords?

Chicago landlords need to comply with lots of laws and many are selling instead of renting

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Buffalo Grove enacts new landlord licensing law

Buffalo Grove landlord tenant law imposes inspection registration and disclosure requirements on suburban lessors

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Renting in the ‘Burbs

Landlords need to know local laws rules and rental ordinances regarding suburban municipalities in Illinois affecting rental properties & tenants

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2012 Landlord-Tenant Year In Review

Summary of major changes in the legal world of landlord tenant law for 2012 and what is to come in 2013 for security deposits and other law

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Cook County Illinois landlords must change locks at end of lease term

Public Act 097-0470 Lock Change Chicago Cook County landlord

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Update on Legislation

Looks like none of the laws up for vote on April 15, 2015 passed.

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Illinois landlord tenant legislation up for vote April 15, 2011

A number of bills will be voted on April 15, 2011 that hurt landlords.

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