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Leasing Apartments During an Unemployment Crisis: What Landlords Should Know

Every renter’s financial circumstances are unique, no doubt about that. And in Chicago, renters are protected from discrimination on the basis of their legal source of income. In other words, if a renter can afford the rent due to unemployment benefits, housing assistance, spousal support or...

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What Landlords Need to Know About Chicago's New 'Fair Notice Ordinance' Requirements

The Chicago City Council approved a revised version of the Fair Notice Eviction Ordinance on July 22, 2020. The ordinance, which provides renters with a one-time right to cure before entry of eviction, also modifies landlord notification requirements with varying time periods for rental...

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How Landlords Can Get A Small Business Loan From The Coronavirus CARES Act

The federal government passed the CARES Act on March 27, 2020, which provides a whopping 2 trillion dollars of economic stimulus to the US economy in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to expand an earlier stimulus package.  Included in the legislation are loans, some portion of...

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