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Illinois court upholds nonrefundable move-in fees under CRLTO

Landlords win case over move-in fee in lieu of security deposit For a number of years, landlords in the City of Chicago have sought to avoid the undue burdens and unreasonable potential liability resulting from the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant … Continue reading

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Nonrefundable application fees

Many Chicago landlords use nonrefundable fees to avoid the application of the CRLTO security deposit rules.  Instead of taking a security deposit and holding it subject to the CRLTO rules, landlords take an administrative fee that is nonrefundable.

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