MTO’s 2016 Spring Event
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 Fifty Years After Freedom Summer / And the Fight Goes On
This year’s Spring Event recognizes the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer  — the Chicago Campaign, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came …

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Evictions & Foreclosures

Guides about evictions, foreclosures, and moving out.

Apartment Conditions & Repair

Find out how to address repair issues with your landlord.

Leases & Security Deposits

Starting and ending the rental agreement; security deposits.

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Lockouts and Retaliation

Lockouts, unlawful landlord entry and more.

‘Logan Square For All’ Rally Takes Affordable Housing Message to the Streets ‘Logan Square For All’ Rally Takes Affordable Housing Message to the Streets

By Darryl Holliday

LOGAN SQUARE — The fight to keep the Milshire Hotel affordable took to the streets Tuesday night as nearly 100 people met at The Eagle monument before marching to the Logan Square SRO.

Ald. Scott …

Judge Orders Slumlord Millionaire to Pay Rosemoor Tenants For Move Judge Orders Slumlord Millionaire to Pay Rosemoor Tenants For Move

A group of SRO tenants who probably couldn’t afford to buy a late-model Chevy if they pooled their money taught luxury auto dealer Joe Perillo a lesson Friday in Cook County Circuit Court.
In the process, …

Voter Registration Training – Mobilize For Power – Sept 4th Voter Registration Training – Mobilize For Power – Sept 4th

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Logan Square For All Rally, Thursday, August 21 Logan Square For All Rally, Thursday, August 21

The City of Chicago is finally taking action to preserve single room occupancy (SRO) buildings, which are often the housing of last resort for the city’s most vulnerable residents. But developer Mark Fishman, a notorious …

1st Annual Kayaking Friendraiser – Sept 13 1st Annual Kayaking Friendraiser – Sept 13

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Pack City Hall for a Chicago For All, July 30th! Pack City Hall for a Chicago For All, July 30th!

Please join us for a press conference on Wednesday, July 30th (the same day the City Council will vote on the proposed SRO Moratorium), to announce the introduction of the Keeping The Promise Ordinance. This …

Welcome to Chicago, Here Are Your Bed Bugs. Welcome to Chicago, Here Are Your Bed Bugs.

Tricia Jones recently relocated to the bed bug capital of the United States – Chicago, IL.  In her very first Chicago apartment, she was welcomed by a full blown infestation.  She didn’t know what to …

Why Chicago needs a Healthy Homes Inspection Program – Part 1 Why Chicago needs a Healthy Homes Inspection Program – Part 1

Ms. Jones told her landlord right away when her daughters’ bedroom ceiling was leaking.  She told him that he needed to come look at it as soon as possible. But the landlord never showed up. 

In …