Illinois Laws Summarized

allowed

  • tenantmaintenance
    Repair issues that the landlord does not fix and deduct from rent
    tenantmaintenance
  • landlordsecurity deposit
    Request any amount for a security deposit
    landlordsecurity deposit
  • landlordrent control
    Raise rent to any price once the lease is up
    landlordrent control
  • landlordeviction
    Ask you to leave once the lease ends without reason
    landlordeviction

disallowed

  • landlord
    Locking tenants out
    landlord
  • landlord
    Shut off utilities
    landlord

obligations

  • tenant
    Move out once lease expires unless renewed
    tenant
  • tenantsecurity deposit
    Cover damages beyond wear and tear
    tenantsecurity deposit
  • landlordsecurity deposit
    Provide an itemized list of damages with the return of the security deposit
    landlordsecurity deposit
  • landlordmaintenancenotice
    24 hour notice before entering
    landlordmaintenancenotice
  • landlordnotice
    30 days notice before raising the rent
    landlordnotice
  • landlordsecurity deposit
    30 days to return security deposit
    landlordsecurity deposit
  • landlord
    Honor implied warranty of habitability
    landlord