Some Small Landlords Say Renters Haven't Been Paying Since Before Pandemic Started And Are Now Getting A PassSome mom-and-pop landlords want Gov. JB Pritzker to let them evict tenants who were set to be tossed out before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Homeless Landlord Gets Her Home BackA young mother and her daughter who had to sleep in their car because the eviction moratorium prevented them from sleeping in their own home. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker got results for them.
Dozens Rally In Union Park Against Evictions, For Help For UnemployedDozens of people attended a rally at Union Park on the Near West Side Saturday, calling for more financial support for the unemployed.
After Mother Is Left Homeless Because Tenant Refuses To Leave Property She Owns, A Kind Stranger Steps InA young mother and her 5-year-old daughter were stuck sleeping in their car, after the tenant in a piece of residential property the woman owns refused to move out.
A State Order To Prevent Homelessness Is Causing It For SomeA young mother’s dream to provide a home for her daughter was crushed by COVID-19, and they have been left homeless.
Eviction Moratorium Ends Saturday But State Expected To Extend It Another MonthSaturday the moratorium on rental eviction ends, meaning landlords will once again have the ability to kick out people who cannot pay rent.
'Just Cause For Evictions' Ordinance Gets New Life At City Hall; Will Get Public Hearing, But Fate UnclearChicago currently allows “no-fault” evictions, but the ordinance backed by a group of progressive aldermen seeks to put an end to that.
Illinois Property Owners Sue Over Pritzker's Pause On EvictionsAs of now, evictions are on hold across the state until July due to COVID-19.
City, State Measures To Protect Tenants Affected By Pandemic From Evictions Are Insufficient, Advocates SayThe City of Chicago and the State of Illinois say they are protecting renters who were financially crushed by the coronavirus shutdown – but some say it’s not enough.
Aldermen Back Ordinance To Provide Tenants Hurt By COVID-19 Pandemic With New Protection From EvictionThe measure would set up new rules for landlords to follow before they could move forward with eviction proceedings against tenants over unpaid rent.
Attorneys Volunteer Services To Help Tenants During COVID-19 CrisisA lot of people who rent either can't pay their bills or they are having issues with their landlords during the COVID-19 crisis. CBS 2 found attorneys volunteering their time working for Chicago, helping people like one Chicago woman who was just trying to move out.
Evictions Could Be Delayed For Months As Renters Struggle To Stay On Their Feet During Coronavirus PandemicCBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory explains how quickly landlords can move to kick you out.
What To Do When The Rent Is Due During The COVID-19 Crisis"As soon as possible let each other know whats going on, what you're thinking about."
Cook County Suspends Jail Visits, Court-Ordered Evictions Amid Coronavirus ConcernsCourt-ordered evictions and visits for jail detainees have been suspended in Cook County amid growing coronavirus concerns.
Illinois Eviction Legislation: New and Under ConsiderationPeople looking to rent a place in Illinois and in Chicago, in particular, are getting some new protections and may soon get even more relief when it comes to landlords checking their criminal backgrounds and civil court case histories.