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How to Guide for Clean-Up of Flooded Homes
September 2, 2011 – 11:17 AM | One Comment
How to Guide for Clean-Up of Flooded Homes

From the National Center for Healthy Housing:

A guide developed to help homeowners and contractors safely clean up homes damaged in the recent floods caused by Hurricane Irene is available immediately.¬†Creating a Healthy Home: A Field …

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 …

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 …

Mold – FAQ
October 12, 2009 – 12:58 PM | 35 Comments
Mold – FAQ

How do I know if I have mold in my apartment?
The basic rule is “if you can see mold or smell mold, you have mold.” There are no fancy tests needed to tell you …