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Since the Just Housing Ordinance (“JHO”) was passed in Cook County on April 25th, 2019, the Chicagoland Apartment Association has led...

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Starting on December 31, 2019 your leasing agents and applications for any properties in Cook County cannot inquire about the criminal history of...

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LIVE: You can find CAA’s new Policy Brief “Marijuana Legalization and Apartment Management” on our website’s Public Policy...

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CAA Testifies at the Cook County Rules and Administration Hearing on September 4, 2019 Despite widespread industry opposition to the ordinance,...

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Several new Illinois state laws effective Jan. 1, 2019 may affect the apartment industry or your business. Streamlining licensing regulations for...

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SHAPE Illinois (Support Housing Affordability, Progress and Equality) encourages the removal of regulatory barriers to stimulate the supply of...

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SHAPE Illinois (Support Housing Affordability, Progress and Equality) encourages the removal of regulatory barriers to stimulate the supply of...

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California voters soundly defeated Proposition 10 by a 20-point margin. The measure would have repealed the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, and,...

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Following is a summary of ordinances introduced at the June 26th Chicago City Council meeting that might be of interest to CAA members. Click on the...

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While I find myself largely in agreement with the June 26 Sun-Times editorial “Chicago has to push more affordable housing across the whole...

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General Assembly Session Summary This was a vastly different legislative session from previous sessions. First, Illinois has a budget that was...

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With Primary Over Focus Shifts to Legislation With the Primary over, attention has turned to passing laws. Seven weeks remain in this session which,...

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