'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.
Aurora Residents Are Homeless After Being Put Out Of Temporary Housing"These people are treated like they're not humans. And this is not the way it's supposed to be."
Aurora Tenants Could Be Homeless This Afternoon, After Landlord's Payment For Hotel Runs Out; 'What Do We Do?'Dozens of people in Aurora will be homeless Monday afternoon, once their hotel stay runs out, after their apartment complex manager forced them out with barely any notice.
Tenant-Rights Group Still Trying To Block Evictions At Logan Square RedevelopmentEleven years -- that's how long Gerardo Chavez has been living in his 2-bedroom apartment in Logan Square with his wife and three children.
Cook, Lake Counties Put Evictions On Hold Until Jan. 5People facing eviction from their homes have been getting a small break for the holidays. Sheriff’s officials in Cook and Lake counties have placed an annual moratorium on evictions until early January.
Dart Demands Halt To Illegal Eviction NoticesCook County Sheriff Tom Dart and neighborhood groups teamed up Wednesday to fight against companies they claim are trying to deceive renters and even board up the foreclosed buildings where they still legally live.
Foreclosed Homeowners Demand Moratorium On EvictionsNearly 150 angry homeowners and renters, many facing foreclosure, jammed a near West Side union hall to demand a moratorium on evictions.