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2016-17 Cook County Sheriff Holiday Eviction Moratorium

Cook County Eviction winter “stay” starts soon It is that time of year where the Cook County Circuit Court extends some holiday cheer to tenants (certainly not to landlords) and prohibits the Sheriff from enforcing eviction orders.  By way of … Continue reading

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Cook County cancels evictions for the week of January 5, 2015

Bad weather cancels Cook Co. evictions this week As I wrote about yesterday, the weather outside is frightful.  And when the weather gets frightful, the circuit court’s general order tends to turn off the eviction spigot.  And in response, the … Continue reading

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2014 Eviction Moratorium Scheduled

A Screeching Halt to Evictions The Cook County general order establishing an eviction moratorium for the winter of 2014/15 has been entered.  There will be no evictions enforced by the Sheriff of Cook County from December 18, 2014 through January … Continue reading

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Local writer continues crusade against Monique Davis as Eviction-Reform bill passes first hurdle

Columnist blasts suburban cops as he rails against legislator rather than recognizing systemic problems Chicago Sun Times columnist Mark Brown does not get it.  Back in February, I wrote about a law proposed by state representative Monique Davis, allegedly inspired … Continue reading

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State legislator seeks to ban the Cook County winter eviction moratorium

Is she right or is she doing damage to landlords? A news article in the Chicago Sun Times yesterday indicates that state representative Monique Davis (Democrat) introduced a bill this week to “eliminate weather as a factor in enforcement of … Continue reading

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Cook County Holiday / December / Winter Eviction Moratorium Starts Soon

Update: look here for information on the 2014-2015 winter moratorium It is that time of year when Christmas is in the air and tenants across Cook County get a respite from eviction in the form of an eviction moratorium.  On … Continue reading

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Quick Update: Moratorium Ends

Good news for landlords.  The winter eviction moratorium is over.  The Cook County Sheriff began evicting tenants again today.  Landlords waiting to find out when their order for possession will be enforced can find the schedule for evictions on the … Continue reading

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Cook County orders 2012 winter eviction moratorium

For information on the 2013-2014 moratorium, click here! In the spirit of the holiday season (or at least so they don’t look like the Grinch), the Circuit Court of Cook County generally provides tenants with an early Christmas present at … Continue reading

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Winter eviction moratorium set

As expected, the Cook County Sheriff will not be enforcing orders for possession to evict any tenants from December 19, 2011 to January 2, 2012.  After this coming Friday, tenants will have a 17 day reprieve from being evicted. However, … Continue reading

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