Make a Difference this Giving Tuesday!
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This Giving Tuesday, Give to the expecting mother, and her 3 young children, whose only wish is to secure decent housing. No child should have to live with a falling ceiling that impacts their safety and their quality of air. …

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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.

MTO 2017 Annual Meeting MTO 2017 Annual Meeting

MTO’s Annual Meeting

 

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

9:30am – 12:00pm 
77 W. Washington

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 Please RSVP by May 15th!
Agenda to follow. Membership must be current.
CLICK HERE 
to renew your membership!
 
To RSVP, or if you have questions about your membership status, please contact …

Pilsen Tenants Fight Back Against Mass Eviction Pilsen Tenants Fight Back Against Mass Eviction

When the tenants at 1722 W 21st Street got 30-day notices saying they must move out of their apartments, they were outraged. Monroe management had recently evicted their neighbors too. The building next door was …

TAKE ACTION: Show your support for two important housing initiatives! TAKE ACTION: Show your support for two important housing initiatives!

MTO and its allies are working on two important rental housing initiatives: Just Cause for Eviction and the Chicago Healthy Homes Inspection Program (CHHIP). These are two pieces of a broader housing justice platform of affordability, accessibility, habitability and …

The question is, how do we become better allies? The question is, how do we become better allies?

Today is International Women’s Day. On this day, women all across the world receive praises that go unsaid the rest of the year. It’s also a day for women like myself to reflect on what …

IT Campaign IT Campaign

MTO kicks-off IT Campaign
 
With a lot of help from our friends, the Metropolitan Tenants Organization today begins a targeted fundraising campaign to upgrade our computers and computer network.  The Pierce Family Foundation has kicked-off the …

PREACH! A Comedic Benefit for Serious Housing Justice PREACH! A Comedic Benefit for Serious Housing Justice

 Click here to RSVP on Facebook

Fighting poverty! Fighting displacement! Fighting injustice! Fighting lead poisoning! Fighting health & achievement disparities! Have your hands free because you’ll be wrangling your outta-control belly laughs! 

PREACH! is an Improvised Spoken Word …

The Fight for Human Rights is not on Winter Vacation The Fight for Human Rights is not on Winter Vacation

While many of us were revving up for the holidays, other Chicago residents were standing up against violations of civil and human rights across our city. On December 21, 2016 human rights organizers held a …

MTO Works in Woodlawn MTO Works in Woodlawn

Sheila was exhausted.  Her Woodlawn apartment was cold and unlivable — except to the rats, which constantly made their way in through holes in the kitchen walls.  In her bedroom, cold air flowed freely through …