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The Most Bike-Friendly Neighborhoods for Chicago Apartment Renters

Although fewer apartment renters in Chicago were commuting into the city center in 2020, many apartment renters relied on the occasional bike ride to provide easy, low-cost recreation opportunities amid business closures or as a way to break up the monotony of working from home. As renters look...

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How Apartment Renters & Landlords in Cook County Can Get Free Legal Help

Cook County apartment renters and landlords will have access to free legal resources as part of a new program that was unveiled on November 23, 2020. The program, called Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt (CCLAHD), aims to help renters and property owners alike as they face unprecedented...

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What Does the Chicago Housing Solidarity Pledge Mean for Renters & Landlords?

The City of Chicago kicked off a campaign that brings together landlords and lenders to help landlords provide leniency to Chicago’s renters. Touting the program as the “first of its kind in the nation,” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled the Chicago Housing Solidarity Pledge in a press...

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Tired of Cooking at Home? These Chicago Restaurants Can Deliver During Coronavirus

Chicago apartment renters love their neighborhoods. But neighborhoods are adjusting to the new reality brought on by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Formerly crowded squares and streets may feel a bit less vibrant under social distancing guidelines, and the stay-at-home order issued by Governor Pritzker...

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Burning Questions Chicago Apartment Renters May Have About the Illinois Recreational Cannabis Law

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that legalizes cannabis for adult recreational use on June 25, 2019. The law goes into effect for Illinois residents over the age of 21 on January 1, 2020. Apartment renters in Chicago may have a few burning questions about the law and its...

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How to Order All the Things & Basically Never Leave Your Apartment

How long could you stay inside your apartment without starving or going insane from boredom? 

The first problem is relatively easy to fix if you feel confident in the kitchen or if you own a phone. That’s pretty much every person, right? The latter challenge may not be such an easy solve...

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