Strike! MTO’s Annual Bowl-A-Thon
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Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 3PM-6PM
Diversey River Bowl, 2211 Diversey, Chicago IL

Each year MTO sponsors a bowling tournament to raise funds to support our mission to educate, organize and empower tenants to have a voice …

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Evictions & Foreclosures

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Apartment Conditions & Repair

Find out how to address repair issues with your landlord.

Leases & Security Deposits

Starting and ending the rental agreement; security deposits.

Heat, Utilities & Other Essential Services

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Lockouts and Retaliation

Lockouts, unlawful landlord entry and more.

Housing Resource Fair – May 17th Housing Resource Fair – May 17th

MTO representatives will be present for those in need of tenants rights counseling. Visit our resource table!

Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance (KCRO)

What is the Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance? 
The City of Chicago enacted the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosed Rental Property Ordinance, commonly known as the Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance (KCRO), in response to the harmful effect of …

MTO Honors Gloria Seals For Her Work Improving Chicago Asthma Symptoms MTO Honors Gloria Seals For Her Work Improving Chicago Asthma Symptoms

This year at our Annual Healthy Homes-Healthy Chicago Spring Celebration, MTO will honor Gloria Seals, Intervention Coordinator for Sinai Urban Health Institute, for her outstanding leadership and dedication to improving asthma symptoms for children and adults across …

MTO Honors Cheryl Johnson For Her Work Improving Chicago Residents Health MTO Honors Cheryl Johnson For Her Work Improving Chicago Residents Health

Cheryl is the Executive Director of People for Community Recovery (PCR) and a long time a partner with MTO in working for the stabilization of communities and renters’ rights. PCR’s mission is to enhance the quality of life …

Squared Away Chicago Wins 2014 Nonprofit Technology Leadership Award Squared Away Chicago  Wins 2014 Nonprofit Technology Leadership Award

On Tuesday night at Lumity’s annual dinner and networking event, Lumity and Accenture presented MTO with a $5,000 prize for the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Leadership Award for the development of the Squared Away Chicago App.
Lumity …

Mount Prospect Family Files Hate Crime Lawsuit Against Neighbor Mount Prospect Family Files Hate Crime Lawsuit Against Neighbor

The Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a hate crime lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of  Iris Howe and her family against their neighbor, Terry Calliari.
Iris Howe, who is …

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