Effective January 1st, 2023, the Illinois Human Rights Act will add “source of income” as a protected class.
Illinois landlords, property managers, and real estate professionals should be aware of the legal and day-to-day operational implications this update will have on their tenants, screening, notices, and property administration.
Background of Fair Housing legislation
The federal Fair Housing Act … Read More ›
Not to be confused with the City of Chicago’s Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (RLTO), the Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance (RTLO) was adopted on January 28, 2021 and applies to most suburban Cook County communities.
Going into effect on June 1, 2021, the RTLO has a lot in common with its City of Chicago counterpart. Both … Read More ›
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued an interim final rule (IFR) in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. This rule applies to debt collectors as defined in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and will be effective on May 3rd, 2021.
On March 29, 2021, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) extended the nationwide eviction moratorium … Read More ›
As we head into the 11th month of the eviction moratorium in Illinois, tenants’ delinquencies are skyrocketing. With no end in sight to the current situation, landlords are searching for alternatives to recover unpaid rent.
In response to the financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, property owners have provided tenants with a variety of options … Read More ›