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Tenants and Condo Purchasers Win Protections
May 5, 2011 – 8:52 AM | 2 Comments
Tenants and Condo Purchasers Win Protections

CITY COUNCIL PASSES CONDO CONVERSION ORDINANCE
With Mayor Daley overseeing his final Chicago City Council meeting, the aldermen unanimously passed a condo conversion ordinance.  The ordinance represents five years of struggle on the part of …

MTO is Hiring
March 11, 2011 – 8:32 AM | No Comment
MTO is Hiring

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The Poor Fight Back!
March 2, 2011 – 8:50 AM | One Comment
The Poor Fight Back!

Originally posted on www.commondreams.org
On Friday evening February 25th, 400 people, mostly low-income tenants, braved a chilly winter day to take to the streets in Chicago to stand up against the proposed Republican budget cuts. The …

Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance
November 23, 2010 – 11:17 AM | 260 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 …

Condo Conversion Ordinance Hits Snag in City Council
October 4, 2010 – 11:01 AM | No Comment
Condo Conversion Ordinance Hits Snag in City Council

Condo Conversion Ordinance Passes Housing Committee on Way to Becoming Law

Update from the Chicago Tribune:
Mayor Richard Daley today angrily rebuked real estate groups that he said helped stop his plan to protect renters whose …

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, …

State of the Renter in the City of Chicago
September 1, 2010 – 1:25 PM | No Comment
State of the Renter in the City of Chicago

The Hotline has served as MTO’s eyes and ears into the lives of renters. Since its inception in 1994, the MTO Hotline has fielded more than 150,000 calls, carefully collecting information and tracking data on …

Metropolitan Tenants Organization 25th Anniversary Celebration
April 5, 2010 – 9:43 AM | No Comment
Metropolitan Tenants Organization 25th Anniversary Celebration

25 years of raising renters’ voices & community preservation
Please join us to celebrate MTO’s 25th Anniversary!
On Tuesday, May 4th at the Chicago Cultural Center in G.A.R. Hall & Rotunda, from 5:30 to 8:30pm, MTO …