Category Archives: Section 8

Will Chicago Section 8 be Affected by Government Shut-Down?

Will Landlords and Tenants on Section 8 vouchers in Chicago Illinois be affected by the government shut-down?

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NEW LAW: Cook County landlords cannot discriminate based on Section 8 participation

Cook County Illinois landlords cannot refuse to participate in Section 8 or face fair housing violation for source of income discrimination

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UPDATE: Cook County Section 8 amendment

On May 8, 2013, the Cook County Board will once again take up the topic of amending the Human Right’s Ordinance to make it a fair housing violation (for source of income discrimination) for a Cook County landlord to refuse … Continue reading

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Cook County Section 8 update

Illinois Association of Realtors is reporting that efforts to add Section 8 protection to the Cook County fair housing law seem to have stalled.

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Cook County Section 8 Update

Cook County Board expected to bring resolution to amend fair housing ordinance to add section 8 as protected class via source of income

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Cook County proposes adding “Section 8” participants to Fair Housing protected classes

Cook County wants to do away with source of income discrimination against HUD section 8 tenants

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