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September 26, 2013 – 10:34 AM | No Comment
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MTO is Hiring
March 11, 2011 – 8:32 AM | No Comment
MTO is Hiring

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PHOTOS: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Chicago Rental Housing
January 14, 2011 – 8:05 PM | One Comment

Chicago’s current 311-reporting process does not work to protect renters against their slumlords. A mandatory rental housing inspection program with strong enforcement power is imperative for Chicago and the health of its communities. Below is a …

Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance
November 23, 2010 – 11:17 AM | 262 Comments
Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance

This Ordinance applies to residences within the city of Chicago only. Please see the Exceptions to the RLTO to ensure the law applies to you.
For tenants in suburban Chicagoland, please click here for the law …

Radon – FAQ
November 3, 2010 – 9:03 AM | 2 Comments
Radon – FAQ

What is radon?
Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, dense, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally in soil.
How does radon get into homes?
Radon gas forms naturally in the soil in the Midwest. When the gas is produced, …

Bed Bugs – FAQ
October 4, 2010 – 2:51 PM | 29 Comments
Bed Bugs – FAQ

What are bed bugs?
Bed bugs are small, wingless insects that feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals. Bed bugs prefer human blood, but can also feed on pets if people aren’t present.
Are bed bugs disease …

Action Alert: Save Renters’ Security Deposits!
May 19, 2010 – 1:36 PM | No Comment
Action Alert: Save Renters’ Security Deposits!

*UPDATE* The subcommittee meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 16th at 10am at City Hall. Meet on the 2nd floor.

*UPDATE* MTO has learned that the subcommittee meeting scheduled for Monday has been canceled. Check …

Renters Win Round 1
May 12, 2010 – 11:33 AM | No Comment
Renters Win Round 1

Round 2 is on Monday, May 24th.
Tenants and activists gathered in the second floor lobby of City Hall Tuesday April 27th before the Building Committee meeting to express their support of Mayor Daley’s amendment to …

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 …

Special Police Order S04-01-03 (for Lockouts)
February 12, 2010 – 2:38 PM | One Comment

Special Police Order S04-01-03