Author Archives: Richard Magnone

About Richard Magnone

Co-founding member of Reda | Ciprian | Magnone, LLC, attorney at law and Illinois licensed lawyer since 1996.

What CAN a landlord in Chicago do?

Flowchart showing what Chicago landlords can to to evict a tenant during Covid-19 moratoriums

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Cook County Evictions Now Prohibited Until July 31, 2020

Governor Pritzker promised an eviction freeze until July 31, 2020 but only delivered with a moratorium until July 26, 2020.  Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans must have saw that and decided to deliver on the Gov’s promise.  On June … Continue reading

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Illinois Evictions Now Prohibited Until July 26, 2020

Forgive the clickbait (it’s a Monday!).  Despite the Governor’s verbal promises on June 17, 2020 to extend his previous ban on the commencement of any residential eviction lawsuit and ban on enforcement of commercial or residential eviction orders to July … Continue reading

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Landlord news as Illinois enters Phase 4

A few quick notes before the weekend It was an interesting week on the landlord-tenant law front.  Most notably, a group of landlords have filed a complaint against Governor Pritzker and his Executive Orders prohibiting evictions.  The folks bringing the … Continue reading

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Chicago FINALLY makes text of Covid-19 Eviction Moratorium Public

Chicago eviction moratorium protection for Covid-19 impact on tenants issued a 5 day notice for nonpayment of rent by landlords

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Chicago Landlords May Be Obligated to Provide Air Conditioning

We missed this one Lost in all of the hoopla over the passage of the Mayor’s Covid-19 Eviction Protection Ordinance, we missed the proposal of at lease one new ordinance that will affect Chicago Landlords.  Under a sweeping ordinance proposed … Continue reading

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Interesting Landlord-Tenant Updates

Well, today was a busy day at City Hall.  The Governor also got into the act.  Here are some quick hits on what happened today. As expected, today, the City Council passed the Mayor’s Eviction Protection Ordinance.  The Ordinance puts … Continue reading

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Details of Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago Eviction Moratorium

UPDATE: the City has released the official text of the ordinance The Mayor asked you landlords to give tenants some grace.  She is now imposing grace upon you.  So much for your housing solidarity pledge.  Apparently, you landlords can’t be … Continue reading

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Looks like we will see a “Just Cause” for Eviction Ordinance Unveiled Monday???

Old Ordinance Makes a Comeback FURTHER UPDATE: Look at the post above. UPDATE: It looks like the law proposed will be some form of the mayor’s cooling off period procedure we discussed here a few weeks ago. Cook County real … Continue reading

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Illinois Supreme Court to Vote on New Eviction Rule

New Rule open for Comment The Rules Committee of the Illinois Supreme Court is having a hearing on June 24, 2020 for comments on a number of new proposed rules.  One of those rules affects eviction complaints.

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