Avoid Violating Illinois’ Residential Landlord and Tenant Act


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Avoid Violating Illinois’ Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

If you are a property owner or manager in Illinois, make sure you are familiar with the Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, so you will not be held liable in the event of a break-in.

Free Legal Aid provides useful information about eviction. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.

Your Rights as a Landlord or Tenant in Illinois

This packet of information was prepared to answer general questions and give general advice about the law in Illinois. If you are concerned or do not understand whether this packet will be of assistance to you or will apply to your specific situation, you should talk to an attorney who is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois. check to learn more.

Eviction Notices for Nonpayment of Rent in Illinois

In Illinois, a landlord can evict a tenant for not paying rent as soon as the rent is due. This article will explain the procedures landlords must follow when evicting a tenant for not paying rent in Illinois according to the  Illinois Code of Civil Procedure. check to learn more.


The State of Illinois has a 5 Step Eviction Process: Sending the Tenant a ‘Notice of Eviction”; Filing a Complaint; The Sheriff serves the Summons on the Tenant; Going to Court; The Sheriff removes the Tenant (if necessary); check to learn more.