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MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCIES DON’T MEAN A LACK OF RIGHTS

MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCIES DON’T MEAN A LACK OF RIGHTS         Recently, I met with a nice young woman who was told to get out of her apartment.  She had lived in the apartment for almost a decade, so she was...

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Renter Rights 101: Don’t Let them Lock You Out!

Renter Rights 101: Don’t Let them Lock You Out!           In the City of Chicago, it happens everyday.  Rent is late.  Maybe there were a few furlough days at work.  Or an emergency repair....

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What are Things that my Landlord Can’t Do?

What are Things that my Landlord Can’t Do?         In Chicago and the Chicagoland area, renting can seem like the Wild Wild West.  We’ve heard horror stories about conditions.  In one case, a client...

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How Do I Protect my Security Deposit?

How Do I Protect my Security Deposit?         One of the most frustrating things in the world is losing money, like that five-dollar bill in your back pocket that got eaten by the washing machine.  But what about a...

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How Do I Protect my Security Deposit?

One of the most frustrating things in the world is losing money, like that five-dollar bill in your back pocket that got eaten by the washing machine.  But what about a security deposit?  For most people, that’s a lot more than five...

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Renter Rights 101: Don’t Let them Lock You Out!

In the City of Chicago, it happens everyday.  Rent is late.  Maybe there were a few furlough days at work.  Or an emergency repair.  Whatever the reason, it happens and often to no fault of your own.  But what now?  The...

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MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCIES DON’T MEAN A LACK OF RIGHTS

MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCIES DON’T MEAN A LACK OF RIGHTS         Recently, I met with a nice young woman who was told to get out of her apartment.  She had lived in the apartment for almost a decade, so she was...

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