Author Archives: Richard Magnone

About Richard Magnone

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

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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IDFPR Guidance on Showings for Tenant Occupied Rentals

Rules issued by Illinois governing showings of tenant occupied rental units during Phase 3 of Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

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Gov. Pritzker extends eviction moratorium

Illinois continues eviction shutdown UPDATE: The moratorium is now extended to July 26, 2020. You didn’t think you would get off that easy, did you Mr. Landlord?  Nope.  As expected, evictions will not resume on Monday of next week.  Instead, … Continue reading

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Illinois Eviction Courts Likely to Remain Closed

The State of Illinois is likely to extend the executive order prohibiting commencement of eviction actions

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Update on SB3066

Covid-19 Legislation stalls This was a hard-fought battle.  The tenants’ rights advocates are blaming the money paid to state representatives by the real estate industry, but just as likely was in-fighting between City and suburban legislators about how much relief … Continue reading

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IL Supreme Court Changes Eviction Procedures

Illinois Supreme Court passed rule 30370 requiring plaintiff landlord CARES Act Eviction Certification Form

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SB3066 Amended AGAIN – Likely to go to a vote tonight (see UPDATE inside)

Rep. Delia Ramirez has filed another amendment to the proposed SB3066 “COVID-19 Emergency and Economic Recovery Renter and Homeowner Protection Act”.  I am hearing that this was done to resolve some of the complaints about the law.  I am also … Continue reading

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What is in SB3066 that is bad for Illinois Landlords?

What’s Wrong Here? Obviously, there is quite a bit of activity going on today (5/22/20) regarding SB3066.  This law has it all – rent cancellation, government control of landlords, eviction moratorium, and eviction sealing.  This is going to HURT housing … Continue reading

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YES, ANOTHER CALL TO ACTION as Rep. Delia Ramirez zigs and zags

Somehow, Representative Delia Ramirez has filed an amendment (HFA2) to a SENATE bill known as SB3066.  We had been waiting for Senator Robert Peters to file this.  So, what happened?  Yesterday’s hearing on the house bill probably didn’t go so … Continue reading

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URGENT: House Executive Committee Set to Vote on Bill to Cancel Rent at 10am today

UPDATE: THIS LINKED CALL TO ACTION IS MORE IMPORTANT ON 5/22/20 This morning (5/21/20) at 10am, the State House of Representatives Executive Committee is going to be voting on the very anti-landlord House Bill 5574 Amendment 1 sponsored by Rep. … Continue reading

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