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Saturday, September 25th: the Rents Rights Expo
September 22, 2010 – 8:16 AM | No Comment
Saturday, September 25th: the Rents Rights Expo

Learn about bed bugs, credit repair, foreclosure, repair issues, housing subsidies and more.
Come join us Saturday September 25th from 9am- 2pm at Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave., for the cities largest rental housing expo, …

Apartment Conditions and Repairs – FAQ
April 24, 2010 – 3:46 PM | 110 Comments

NOTE: If your landlord lives in your building, see the “Exceptions” note on the right side of this page.

What is my landlord responsible for?
Your landlord has a duty to keep your apartment in …

Chapter 18-27 Chicago Electrical Code
March 23, 2010 – 9:36 AM | 3 Comments

This provides excerpts of Chap 18-27 as it relates to tenants’ access to their fuse box. The Municipal Code of Chicago requires that either tenants have direct 24 hour open access to the circuit breaker/fuse …

Plan Would Deny Slumlords City Loans Or Contracts
January 19, 2010 – 2:21 PM | 4 Comments
Plan Would Deny Slumlords City Loans Or Contracts

The city of Chicago has a message for slumlords: You will not be rewarded with city loans or contracts.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the city council is close to passing a law that would put …

Chicago Building Code: Title 13 Chapter 196
November 2, 2009 – 12:24 PM | 8 Comments

Chicago Building Code: Title 13 Chapter 196 Existing Buildings – Minimum Requirements
13-196-010 Application.
13-196-020 Occupancy.
13-196-030 Structural stability.
13-196-031 Maintenance of exterior walls and enclosures – Definitions.
13-196-032 Maintenance of exterior walls and enclosures – Application.
13-196-033 Maintenance of exterior …