Author Archives: Richard Magnone

About Richard Magnone

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

No Cook County Eviction Cases until September?

Cook County circuit court issues guidance on return to evictions for currently filed cases in Cook County, Illinois

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BREAKING: Cook County to Introduce County-Wide Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance

Cook County Seeks County-wide RLTO Yep – you heard that right.  Coming soon to rental units in the suburbs is the pain felt for years by landlords in the City.  At a time when it seemed that the regulations affecting … Continue reading

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Governor’s Order Extends Illinois Eviction Ban

Illinois statewide ban by Pritzker on evictions hurts Chicago and Illinois landlords until August 22, 2020

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Mayor’s Fair Notice Amendment Passes Chicago City Council

new timing to terminate a Chicago lease or tenancy for landlords under 5-12-130(j)

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Mayor changes up Fair Notice proposal to amend CRLTO

Did you NOTICE this? We’ve discussed the Mayor’s Fair Notice law for a few weeks here.  However, when the Building Committee met last week, they pushed through a materially changed version of the law.  They gave next to no notice … Continue reading

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Illinois Supreme Court Rule changes evictions to benefit tenants

As reported here a few weeks back, on July 17, 2020, the Illinois Supreme Court has entered new Rule 139 amending the pleading practice in eviction actions.  The new rule became effective upon its entry, so all eviction cases going … Continue reading

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Chicago Department of Housing Releases Information on Covid 19 Eviction Ordinance

Chicago Covid 19 Eviction Moratorium Ordinance Notice to Accompany 5 day notice for nonpayment of rent

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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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