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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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Top 3: The Most Affordable and Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Chicago Apartments

Renters looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Chicago may already have a particular neighborhood in mind during their apartment search. If the ideal location is still undetermined then their apartment search could be decided solely on the cost of rent. In that scenario, they might want to know...

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