Category Archives: Fair Housing

Richard Magnone to speak on Just Housing Ordinance

Landlord tenant attorney will discuss Cook County just housing amendment

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HUD guidance on Assistance Animals – a Breakdown

January 2020 HUD guidance on reasonable accommodations for support and service assistance animals

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County Releases Additional Information on Just Housing Amendment

Cook County has issued additional guidance to help landlords and tenants navigate the Just Housing Amendment to Human Rights Ordinance

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HUD issues new guidance on Support Animals

Some Tenants Ruin it For the Disabled This afternoon, HUD issued new guidance for landlords in regard to support animals with respect to Fair Housing and reasonable accommodations.  Unfortunately, landlords regularly report fraud on the part of renters who don’t … Continue reading

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Cook County Just Housing Ordinance Goes Live 1/1/2020

Rules are now approved for the Cook County Just Housing Amendment to the Human Rights Ordinance for Landlords in Chicago and suburbs

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Cook County’s Just Housing Amendment is SCARY!!!!!

Consider how the Cook County Just Housing Amendment will actually work to force landlords to rent to criminals

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Cook County Issues Yet Another Set of Just Housing Rules

Cook County releases October 23, 2019 landlord enforcement rules for the Just Housing Amendment for criminal background checks on tenants

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Alderman Propose Chicago Landlords Protect Immigrants

City makes landlords bear the brunt of “Sanctuary City” status It was reported in the Chicago Sun Times last week that Chicago would impose obligations on landlords to help illegal immigrants affected by the Trump executive order repealing DACA. Last … Continue reading

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Amendment to Chicago Fair Housing approved by Committee on Human Relations and new tenant right to claim retaliation

Law expands protected class to veterans and adds right to retaliation claim for any fair housing proceeding Yesterday, the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Human Relations approved an amendment to the Chicago Fair Housing and Human Rights Ordinance proposed by … Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds disparate impact claims in Fair Housing cases

a court can look to the consequences of a landlord’s action rather than making a determination as to the actor’s intent in fair housing

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