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Post-Foreclosure Landlords Beware The relatively new Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance (KCRO) was the subject of an appellate case, Wells Fargo Bank v. Volneat Vanette McCondichie, released on March 31, 2017. Readers will recall that the ordinance requires the first party … Continue reading
So, we’ve discussed notices, relocation assistance/rent control, and registration as we broke down the Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance. Today, we will wrap things up by addressing the various ways the law allows for compliance and, more directly, non-compliance.
Okay, so we have gone through the notice provisions and the relocation assistance portions of the brand new Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance. Today, we will address the section of the law dealing with registration requirements for foreclosed rental properties under … Continue reading
Welcome to day three of our series on the new Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance. Yesterday, we discussed the various notices that needed to be provided under the new law. Today, we will take a look at the provisions dealing with … Continue reading
Chicago’s new “Protecting Tenants in Foreclosed Rental Property Ordinance” consists of a number of parts. The law applies to certain foreclosed properties within the City of Chicago. Sections 5-14-020 and 5-14-030 help owners figure out if the law applies to … Continue reading
Per the City of Chicago Department of Buildings, the “Keep Chicago Renting” Ordinance has gone into effect as of September 24, 2013. As such, the law deserves to be reviewed. While it is pretty rare that the “everyday” landlord is … Continue reading
Well, what is done is done. The City Council overwhelmingly passed the “Keep Chicago Renting” law. WBEZ reported that the Aldermen voted 45-4 in favor of the measure (text can be found here). Affected tenants will have rights to rent … Continue reading
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance has passed out of committee and will be voted on by the City Council on June 5. The text of the ordinance has been changed slightly to reduce the … Continue reading
Yesterday, the City of Chicago Housing Committee passed the Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance which will now go on to the City Council for a full vote. Before that, the committee is “holding” the ordinance to give lenders time to respond.
In the wake of the report issued by Lawyer’s Committee for Better Housing indicating that crime has increased in vacant lots and buildings, the Housing Committee of the Chicago City Council plans to conduct a hearing and possibly vote on the … Continue reading