Category Archives: Rent Control

Breaking down the proposed Illinois Rent Control Act Part 1

Let’s Read this Proposed Law Together This post is the very first in a series of articles that will examine in detail the proposed text of SB3512 (Amended 5/30/18).  Today, we will break down and examine sections 1 through 10 … 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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