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Chicago Tenants Behind on Rent? An Illinois Rental Assistance Program May Help in 2021

Illinois renters who need financial assistance may see relief from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) as it reopens a statewide rental payment assistance program on Monday, December 6, according to a press release from the IDHA. The Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) has set...

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Why Now Is the Best Time to Look at Apartment Deals in Chicago

Autumn has arrived in Chicago but that doesn't mean apartment deals in Chicago are cooling off any time soon. Right now, savvy renters who are in the midst of their apartment search can still find some of the best deals in town, like deals as good as up to 3 months of free rent. This curated ...

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How Renters Can Negotiate Payment Plans with Apartment Landlords

Following the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic fluctuations directly impacted many renters' household incomes. As a result, more renters than ever before were looking to negotiate rent payment plans with landlords. It would be fair to say that landlords recognized that having a little...

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