Tenant and Landlord Rights and Laws

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This web site is intended to supply general information to the public. Although the information is generally accurate, it cannot be guaranteed. The nature of Legislation is that laws change quickly, and visitors should always insure that legal information is accurate before relying on it. The above information applies the law of the State of Illinois and City of Chicago. The law in your jurisdiction may be different. This information is necessarily brief and may or may not apply to your situation. In all cases, PLEASE, consult a lawyer before acting. This web site is advertising but is not intended to be solicitation or legal advice. Thus, the reader should not consider this information to be an invitation for an attorney-client relationship, should not rely on information provided herein and should always seek the advice of competent counsel in the reader's state.

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US Fair Housing Laws

Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home


Illinois Landlord and Tenant Rights and Law

Illinois Landlord and Tenant Rights and Law - Summary from Attorney General 

Illinois Forcible Entry and Detainer

Illinois Controlled Substance and Cannabis Nuisance Act


City of Chicago Rental Rights (website)

City of Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance Summary (Approved by the City of Chicago, July 2010) - PDF

City of Chicago Residential Landlords and Tenants Ordinance, Chapter 5-12 (PDF)

City of Chicago Residential Landlords and Tenants Ordinance, Chapter 5-12 (HTML)

City of Chicago Heating Ordinance

City of Chicago Heating Cost Disclosure

City of Chicago Security Deposit Interest Rates (as of January 1, 2012)


Village of Oak Park Tenant and Landlord Handbooks