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Rent control repeal seems to stall

After Chicago referendum to repeal Illinois rent control preemption act passed, repeal efforts against Illinois landlords stall

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Updates on trending Illinois and Chicago landlord-tenant stories

Over the past months, we have been tracking a few stories that will affect landlords and their rental businesses in the Chicagoland area.  We wanted to take a moment to provide some updates. With respect to the potential change in … Continue reading

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Update: Rent Control Talk Continues

Back in March, I discussed the proposal by Chicago-based state legislator Will Guzzardi (39th District – D) to repeal the law prohibiting rent control in Illinois.  That bill is currently in the rules committee and only recently, on August 29, … Continue reading

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Look out landlords, rent control may be coming

Rent control bill introduced Chicago-based state legislator Will Guzzardi (39th District – D) has introduced House Bill 2430 which seeks to repeal the Illinois Rent Control Preemption Act.  That law, discussed in a previous blog entry, was passed in 1997 … Continue reading

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Is there rent control in Chicago?

Illinois rent control preemption act prevents governments from enacting rent control laws limiting rent increases landlords charge tenants

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