Cook County Criminal Records Restricted to Just 3 Years

Cook County Criminal Records Restricted to Just 3 Years

Cook County, Illinois has passed a Just Housing Ordinance, restricting the use of criminal records for resident screening. Following the anti-resident screening trend, this new ordinance went into effect on December 21st, 2019 and will have a grace period for non-compliance enforcement until January 31st, 2020. What’s changing? Verify their financial info qualifies with rental

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2019’s Rental Housing Laws: What You Need to Know

2019 turned the rental housing industry upside down – with rent caps, stricter tenant screening regulations, and increased tenants’ rights – and set precedent for the decade’s next rental housing laws. While we’ve seen rental housing trends rise and fall (remember the micro-apartment phase?), 2019’s new laws made waves so big we’ll likely see similar

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8 Ways to Protect Your Property from the Cold

With the temperature dropping, most people want to stay on their couch with a cozy blanket and some good TV. The holidays offer many things, family, holiday classics, and a reprieve from usual stressors with more days off from work. Even with so many people planning their upcoming vacations from their everyday jobs, winter doesn’t

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Your Eviction Might Not Be Legal in California

If you have a renter who needs to be evicted, you might not be able to file for one before 2020. After California’s state-wide rent control and “just cause” eviction law passed, many cities and counties have been rushing within the last few months to enact temporary eviction ordinances to prevent rental property owners from

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