In March 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new Lead brochure entitled “Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home”.
As noted on the EPA website, the pamphlet was created to explain “the dangers of lead in your home and how to protect your family from lead-based paint hazards.”
Impact for Landlords
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In a surprise move, Governor Pritzker issued a new Executive Order (2021-13) on June 11, 2021; two weeks in advance of the expected issuance date. This recent Order opens the door to several new categories of evictions.
For the first time in fifteen months, Illinois landlords will have options in dealing with disruptive, holdover, and unauthorized residents.
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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 ›
Illinois Governor Pritzker has issued the latest in a series of Executive Orders addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Order 2021-11 extends the moratorium on Illinois evictions to June 26, 2021.
The new Executive Order maintains the identical requirements from the prior Order and only allows landlords to proceed on evictions for:
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