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CAA has been active in the discussions taking place on Mayor Emanuel’s proposed ordinance governing shared housing units. CAA’s focus...

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(April 7, 2016) This week HUD issued fair housing guidance that extends protections for individuals with criminal histories. The guidance seeks to...

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The Illinois General Assembly is on a one-week hiatus in observance of Passover. Last week, there was a flurry of activity as each chamber rushed...

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A rash of recent lawsuits over technical violations of the Chicago RLTO were filed in Cook County Circuit Court and demonstrate the need for reform....

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CAA leaders met recently with Secretary Bryan Schneider of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation where he described the...

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Mayor Emanuel introduced an ordinance in the Chicago City Council to regulate short term rentals and intermediary platforms that market them to the...

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Chicago City Council to Vote on 2016 Budget, Property Tax IncreaseCAA Opposes Expanded Homestead Exemption CAA recognizes the importance of...

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After testifying in Springfield in opposition to an amendment to double the homestead exemption for a select group of taxpayers, CAA was mentioned...

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Dear Association Executive: As we plan for the 2016 NAA Capitol Conference and Lobby Day, we want to better understand what policy...

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The City of Chicago filed Amendment #2 to House Bill 1488 the evening of October 19, 2015, which would double the homeowner exemption for Chicago...

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CAA EVP Michael Mini testified yesterday on behalf of apartment owners and managers at a hearing on the City of Chicago 2016 budget. Mini told...

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The Chicago City Council met on September 24th and several ordinances were introduced that will affect apartment owners and managers. CAA has been...

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