Category Archives: Eviction

J.B. Pritzker leaves landlords in the dust… again

Like Britney Spears and to no one’s surprise, he did it again.  The Governor’s order prohibiting evictions was set to expire on September 18 – just two days from now.  I know this is going to come as a MAJOR … Continue reading

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Deep dive into the Federal Eviction Moratorium

Center for Disease Control & Prevention has issued an order creating a moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent for Illinois and Chicago

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CDC Halts Some Evictions until December 31, 2020

2+2=5 If you thought you’ve seen it all, you were wrong. The federal government is in the back in the landlord regulation game.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an order to be published in the Federal … Continue reading

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Small Landlord Acts on Eviction Moratorium

Close the Loophole I was in a meeting today with a landlord who is trying to do something about the Governor’s eviction moratorium.  I listened to this landlord tell a story about how her tenants are doing damage to her … Continue reading

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Eviction Moratorium Extension a Boon to Landlords?

Governor Drops a Big Hint As discussed here last week, over the weekend, by way of Executive Order 2020-52, Governor Pritzker has extend the moratorium on commencement and execution of certain evictions until September 19, 2020.  I will not bother … Continue reading

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Illinois Eviction Moratorium to be Extended Again

Sheriff Tom Dart convinces Governor Pritzker to put Chicago and Illinois evictions on hold for yet another 30 days

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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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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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