Tenants Rights Resources

March 31, 2020

Tenants Rights presentation
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/130wheUkQHP26okD1ki6h1IsQpn3WugNFWqMWwLKhpFE/edit?usp=sharing

Governor Stay at home order
https://www2.illinois.gov/Documents/ExecOrders/2020/ExecutiveOrder-2020-10.pdf

https://files.constantcontact.com/ab66636f101/08134571-336e-4df1-9ce2-58e7023454d5.pdf

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance
https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/chicago/latest/chicago_il/0-0-0-2480757

https://lcbh.org/laws/residential-landlord-and-tenant-ordinance-rlto

Summary of RLTO https://www.chicago.gov/content/dam/city/depts/dcd/general/housing/RTLOEnglish.pdf

Chicago Building Department Records
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/bldgs/provdrs/inspect/svcs/building_violationsonline.html

Utility Info

Comed
www.comed.com
800-334-7661

Peoples Gas
www.peoplesgas.com
877-832-6747

Chicago Department of Water
www.chicago.gov
312-744-4426.

Federal loan mortgage lookup
https://ww3.freddiemac.com/loanlookup/
https://www.knowyouroptions.com/loanlookup

Evictions and Court Proceedings
https://lcbh.org/news/what-court-s-general-administrative-order-2020-01-means-tenants
https://www.cookcountysheriff.org/eviction-schedule/
Look up your case here
http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/CourtCaseSearch/DocketSearch.aspx

Violence against women act and Safe Homes Act info and help here
https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/legal-information/helping-clients-legal-housing-defenses-protection-domestic-or-sexual-violence

CPD-Illegal Lockout form
http://directives.chicagopolice.org/directives/data/a7a57be2-12b780f4-30412-b788-27ebe6c87d2d6a56.pdf
More Illegal Lockout info
https://lcbh.org/issues/illegal-lockouts
https://lcbh.org/get-legal-help/emergency-situations
Demand a rent freeze now!
https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/rent-freeze-in-chicago-now?source=twitter&

******MORE RESOURCES DURING THIS TIME******
Metropolitan Tenants Organization https://www.tenants-rights.org/contact-us/
Tenants Rights Hotline: 773-292-4988 (open M-F, 1:00-5:00pm).
MTO’s web app: www.Squaredawaychicago.com
MTO list of renters’ resources https://www.tenants-rights.org/renters-resources-during-covid-19/

Lawyers Committee For Better Housing https://lcbh.org/contact-us
(312) 347-7600
LCBH’s web app: https://rentervention.com/

Resources for Immigrants during COVID-19
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HknVfpCPXGw8jtSSV0P8gtCH3zh5P_97

Rental Arrears Assistance: Court-Based Relocation Assistance and Department of Human Services may have funds to assist with rent. Contact 311 in Chicago.

Applying for Unemployment Insurance: https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/Pages/COVID-19-and-Unemployment-Benefits.aspx?fbclid=IwAR3lHNhNCVyUXwFivaGy9RiMulaapx04pwG3UH5bfR-PmxrZYHEB_olYDis

SNAP assistance:
https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/Pages/COVID-19-and-Unemployment-Benefits.aspx?fbclid=IwAR3lHNhNCVyUXwFivaGy9RiMulaapx04pwG3UH5bfR-PmxrZYHEB_olYDis
Legal aid during COVID-19
https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/about/our-work/blog/legal-issues-during-coronavirus-pandemic?page=1

ATU Tenant Organizing kit ENGLISH
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sX0VYYXS0ygaQelcvfY2svhGE_z7Bv_rHHVwggNUfc8/edit?userstoinvite=noahmosk%40gmail.com&ts=5e7cc676&fbclid=IwAR0OF-o5pH-lWMno4DFy0grckTePifoqDIdvRPDDUupQ21E3CSnp9GlsiY0
ATU Tenant Organizing kit ESPANOL
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1h_7Y1N5baum7_4PxpdxhYZmttKGuor6_kLoYpg05tZw/edit?fbclid=IwAR24va9ideqWLJ8nM6rAh8zKmJkjM_UEtVWsIk59xDUhiLJmxWWwqHrPieMom&ts=5e7cc676&fbclid=IwAR0OF-o5pH-lWMno4DFy0grckTePifoqDIdvRPDDUupQ21E3CSnp9GlsiY0

ATU Tenant Organizing kit ESPANOL
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1h_7Y1N5baum7_4PxpdxhYZmttKGuor6_kLoYpg05tZw/edit?fbclid=IwAR24va9ideqWLJ8nM6rAh8zKmJkjM_UEtVWsIk59xDUhiLJmxWWwqHrPieM