Illinois State Law Makes It Difficult For Landlords To Evict SquattersA landlord’s biggest nightmare is finding a squatter in their property, because it the State of Illinois it doesn’t matter how the person got in – landlords have to go to court to get them out.
Chicago Wants To Demolish Squalid Home Where 9 Kids Were FoundCity lawyers are heading to court Thursday afternoon to seek a demolition order for a two-story home in the 900 block of West 59th Street.
Prosecutors: Anti-Government Group Illegally Moved Into Foreclosed Homes In Beverly, Morgan ParkA South Side alderman calls it a "cancer" on his community: An anti-government group illegally moving into homes in foreclosure, and now two of the four men charged have been arrested.
Dogs Rescued From House Where Squatters Abandoned ThemThree Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares
Squatters Abandon Dogs In Calumet Heights HouseAnimal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.
South Side Resident Frustrated With Squatters In Empty CondosIt's not exactly news the American dream of owning a home has become a nightmare for many, but what about those still dutifully paying their mortgage, only to have neighbors live rent-free? It's not legal in this case. We're talking squatting.
2 Squatters Rescued From West Side FireFirefighters had to pull out two squatters from a vacant West Side building that caught fire early this morning.
Man Charged With Beating Squatters With SledgehammerA southwest suburban man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday for allegedly beating and robbing two women squatters and leaving them for dead in a South Side building Tuesday.