Retaliation by landlords is illegal. Know your rights, stay the course, and win
May 24, 2016 – 12:14 PM | No Comment

After Carl (not his real name) repeatedly contacted his landlord about needed repairs in his apartment, without success, he didn’t know what to do.  He had rented the apartment in a Pilsen three-flat when he …

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By: Riley HB Riley
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By Darryl Holliday

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Ald. Scott …

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