Heat & Other Essential Services – FAQ
November 2, 2009 – 1:55 pm | No Comment

NOTE: If your landlord lives in your building, see the “Exceptions” note on the right side of this page.
What are essential services?
Heat, running water, hot water, electricity, gas,and plumbing.
Who is responsible for …

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Section 19-37 of the Town of Cicero Code of Ordinances

Oak Park

Tenant Handbook
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Illinois Laws

L Foreclosure Law: Public Act 095-0262
Illinois Condo Conversion Ordinance
Illinois State Preservation Ordinance
Code of Civil Procedure-Eviction – Sets out in detail the procedures and methodology of eviction court cases. Code of Civil Procedure-Eviction.doc
Condo Conversion …

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FAQ – Tenants and Foreclosure

Tenants impacted by foreclosure:
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a foreclosure?
When an owner falls behind in mortgage payments, foreclosure is the court process by which a bank forces the sale of a building used
as security in order …