201301.30
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Neighbors and Noise

What’s Below: Are noisy neighbors breaking the law? How should I approach my neighbor about a noise problem? Can I sue a noisy neighbor? Isn’t my landlord supposed to keep noisy tenants quiet? My neighbor’s dog barks all the time, and it’s driving me crazy. What can I do? Are noisy neighbors breaking the law?…

201301.21
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Renting with Others

Learn to avoid disputes among roommates or with the landlord. When two or more people sign the same rental agreement or lease — or enter into the same oral rental agreement — they are cotenants and share the same legal rights and responsibilities. However, there’s a special twist. One cotenant’s negative behavior — not paying…

201301.15
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Eviction Procedures

Below are some guidelines for evicting a person in Chicago. Most of this Document assumes that the rental unit is covered by the Residential Ordinance. Under this Document the Chicago Residential Landlord Ordinance, Chicago Municipal Code Title 5 Chapter 12 is referred to as the RLTO. You can obtain a copy of this Ordinance on…