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CAA will continue to closely monitor the situation and update this page with new guidance/resources as they become available.
Chicago Dept. of Public Health Guidance
Free Webinar - Coronavirus Outbreak: What Real Estate Managers Need to Know
A Property Manager's Guide to Adopting a Smokefree Policy
2015 Property Manager Survey Results
2014 Property Manager Survey Results
Real Estate Licenses
Visit the IDFPR website for general information on leasing agent licenses.
Real Estate Leasing Agent Renewal Fact Sheet
Security Deposit Interest Rates
The 2020 rate in Chicago is .01%
The 2020 rate in Illinois is 0.005%.
In Chicago, the RLTO is the law that regulates landlord/tenant relationships. White papers to help remain in compliance with the RLTO:
General Landlord Responsibilities
Chicago RLTO Summary
Mold Management and Removal
Heat and Essential Services
Maintenance and Repairs
IL Conceal Carry Act
Chicago Public/Private Task Force
The Chicagoland Apartment Association participates in the Chicago Public/Private Task Force, a collaboration between public safety officials and critical private sector entities.
The Task Force was developed to provide an ongoing and consistent forum for information sharing, contingency planning, and building resilience, primarily within the Central Business District, between and among the City of Chicago public safety agencies and operational private sector partnerships.
NotifyChicago is the City of Chicago's tool for providing residents with direct emergency and non-emergency information. NotifyChicago is a city service that supplies residents with text messages and/or e-mail alerts for incidents/conditions such as severe weather emergencies, hazardous materials, traffic impacts, etc.
Preparedness and being informed is key in an emergency. The Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) urges residents to subscribe to receive alerts sent directly to mobile phones or email accounts to stay informed. Signing up for NotifyChicago is FREE. However, depending on your service plan, you may be charged for messages and data on your devices. Contact your mobile service provider for details on costs in your plan.