How Landlords Should Use Credit Scores

All Cook County landlords should be aware of the Just Housing Amendment to the Human Rights Ordinance, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, seeking to remedy unfair housing discrimination against individuals with criminal records. We’ve written about the new law requirements, and while…

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A Guide to Chicago Airbnb Laws

Beware, Chicago Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO tycoons, because the carefree days of operating an illegal Chicago vacation rental are over. In 2016 and 2017, then-Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council amended the Municipal Code to regulate better and tax vacation rentals and shared housing units.…

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