Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Illinois
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in Illinois and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term.
Tenants Defenses to Eviction Notices in Illinois
If you're a tenant facing eviction, learn the grounds to fight your eviction to win the right to stay in your rental unit.
Illegal Eviction Procedures in Illinois
Illinois landlords must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant.
Illinois Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A breakdown of Illinois landlord-tenant laws on security deposits.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in Illinois Small Claims Court
Here’s an overview of the steps involved with filing a security deposit lawsuit in Illinois.
Illinois Termination for Nonpayment of Rent and Other Rent Rules
Learn Illinois rent rules, including notice landlords must give tenants to raise the rent or end the tenancy for nonpayment of rent.
Illinois Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Find out Illinois' rules on rent withholding and repair and deduct.
Illinois Required Landlord Disclosures
Learn about the disclosures that landlords in Illinois must provide tenants, usually in the lease or rental agreement.
Illinois State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Here are Illinois rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.
Suing a Cotenant in Illinois Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent
Learn the basics of filing a small claims lawsuit if your roommate isn't paying rent.