Category Archives: Regulation

Buffalo Grove enacts new landlord licensing law

As I discussed just a few days back, we will take a closer look at rental regulations in the suburbs of Chicago.  The newest addition to the mix is the Village of Buffalo Grove’s Residential Rental Housing Program which was passed … Continue reading

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Evanston trying to pass updated rental registration law

What is going on in the northern suburbs of Chicago?  First, Skokie sought to impose a rental licensing ordinance and now Evanston is seeking to implement an update of their current ordinance. 

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Landlords, it is now “heating season”!

September 15 marks “heating season” for landlords who are responsible to provide heat for their tenants. A number of municipalities have heating ordinances.  Here is a small survey:

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Oak Park landlords beware

Oak Park, Illinois landlords need to be aware that the Village has its own landlord tenant regulations.  Although not at all as comprehensive as the CRLTO, the Oak Park Village Code imposes a number of obligations and requirements on landlords.  … Continue reading

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North Chicago’s Landlord Licensing Law

In mid-2010, the City of North Chicago passed a new ordinance (number 2010-75) requiring the regulation of rental buildings and the licensing of landlords within the city limits.   The new law makes it illegal for any party to rent … Continue reading

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