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City Crackdown on Landlords over Heat

On January 3, 2018, NBC Channel 5 reported that the City of Chicago Building Department is taking landlords to court during this cold snap.  The report indicates that the Department of Buildings has received over 600 heat complaints.  City building … Continue reading

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No one wants to think about winter but…

Chicago Landlords Turn Up the Heat Here’s our annual reminder that Chicago landlords responsible to supply heat to their tenants are now within the required City of Chicago time period for heating.  The Chicago Municipal Code (13-196-410) requires minimum amounts … Continue reading

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Turn that heat on this weekend! Chicago and Suburbs enter heating season.

Heating laws for 2013 in Chicago and Suburbs for landlords and tenants

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Landlords, it is now “heating season”!

2012 landlord heating requirements for rental in Chicago, Cicero, Oak Park, McHenry, and Evanston Illinois for landlords and tenants

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Update: Heat and water to be restored to Lincoln Park hi-rise tenants

Well, that was fast! According to NBC News, the City of Chicago and the landlord who suggested that tenants use space heaters and ovens to heat their units for three weeks while apartment building repairs left residents without heat and … Continue reading

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Chicago landlords cannot leave tenants without heat and hot water

Chicago landlords can’t deprive tenants of essential services like hot water or heat without risk of sanction & penalties. Tenants have rights.

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Get the heat on!

13-196-410 of the Municipal Code of Chicago requires landlord to provide minimum heat

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