FROZEN (not the movie) – A Call For Support
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Call 8th Ward Alderman Michelle Harris’ Office: 773-874-3300 | City Hall Office 312-744-3075
Email Alderman Harris at: mharris@cityofchicago.org and michelleharris8@gmail.com 

Demand that the city protect these tenants and put the building into receivership immediately.
Urge Alderman Harris to support the Chicago Healthy …

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PRESS RELEASE: Launch of new Web App – “Squared Away Chicago” PRESS RELEASE: Launch of new Web App – “Squared Away Chicago”

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013 
LAUNCH OF TENANT/LANDLORD WEB APP – “SQUARED AWAY CHICAGO” 
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CHICAGO – When the Metropolitan Tenants Organization (MTO) launches its new …

MTO’s Executive Director Talks Tenants Rights With WGN Radio MTO’s Executive Director Talks Tenants Rights With WGN Radio

On Sunday, our Executive Director sat down with Brian Noonan of WGN Radio to talk Tenants’ Rights in the greater Chicago area and answer questions from listeners with various rent-related concerns.  They took calls from both …

Cook County Responds to Glenview Landlord Ordinance Concerns Cook County Responds to Glenview Landlord Ordinance Concerns

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October 15th: Take Back Chicago! October 15th: Take Back Chicago!

Take Back Chicago!
October 15th
UIC Forum
725 W Roosevelt
5pm Rally and March
6-7:30pm Meeting
Download Flyer (English)
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Want to join the MTO contingent? Click HERE to RSVP on Facebook!

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Together we can:
Raise the minimum wage
Raise the minimum wage to ensure …

MTO’s New Mobile Phone App Coming Soon MTO’s New Mobile Phone App Coming Soon

Did you know that we’re going to revolutionize Chicago’s rental market with a new mobile phone app? It’s true! Our app, Squared Away, will help tenants like you solve a repair issue or problem with …

The next Tenants Congress is September 18th! The next Tenants Congress is September 18th!

The Tenants Congress is a citywide coalition of tenants who meet every other month to strategize on effective campaigns to address the various issues that affect housing in Chicago. We’re hopeful that more renters will join …