Category Archives: Rent

Breaking down the proposed Illinois Rent Control Act Part 3

Rent control will hurt landlords throughout Illinois. This article focuses on the rent control boards and their duties and powers

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Breaking down the proposed Illinois Rent Control Act Part 2

proposed Illinois landlord tenant legislation SB3512 attempts to impose rent control

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Breaking down the proposed Illinois Rent Control Act Part 1

Let’s Read this Proposed Law Together UPDATE: These provisions track with the newly introduced (Feb 9, 2019) House Bill 2192 introduced by State Representative Mary E. Flowers. This post is the very first in a series of articles that will … Continue reading

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Amended version of Illinois Rent Control Act leaks…

I. Am. Shocked. I have been writing recently about the efforts to impose rent control on landlords in Illinois.  I think this is a topic of the utmost importance to landlords, real estate investors, real estate agents, and mortgage brokers.  … Continue reading

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What will Illinois Rent Control Boards Look Like?

Tenants to get upper hand in fixing rents Would you let your children determine how much allowance they get?  Would Apple let you choose your price for a flashy new iphone?  No?  Well, if the Illinois State Senators (Mattie Hunter … Continue reading

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What happened at the rent control meeting?

As I mentioned a few days back, there was a meeting in downtown Chicago of the Illinois Special Senate Committee on Housing to discuss rent control legislation.  So what happened?  Predictable things happened.  Community organizers and tenants’ rights advocates filled … Continue reading

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Alderman Moreno is back with a piecemeal version of his prior CRLTO amendments

Ordinance unfairly targeting landlords about to be introduced If you read this blog, you are certainly aware of the “Good Cause for Eviction” ordinance championed by first ward Alderman Proco Joe Moreno in May earlier this year.  Landlords came out … Continue reading

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State Legislative session ends without rent control repeal

attempts to repeal the prohibition on rent control have failed in the spring Illinois legislative session.

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Rent control repeal seems to stall

After Chicago referendum to repeal Illinois rent control preemption act passed, repeal efforts against Illinois landlords stall

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Update: Rent Control Talk Continues

Back in March, I discussed the proposal by Chicago-based state legislator Will Guzzardi (39th District – D) to repeal the law prohibiting rent control in Illinois.  That bill is currently in the rules committee and only recently, on August 29, … Continue reading

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