Category Archives: Eviction

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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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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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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IL Supreme Court Changes Eviction Procedures

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

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Gov. Pritzker’s Executive Order Squashes Evictions

UPDATE: Order 30 has been extended to June 27, 2020.  In addition to locking all of Illinois down for another month, yesterday, Governor Pritzker signed another executive order (number 2020-30) that affects all Illinois landlords and puts a stop to … Continue reading

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