Foreclosure Prevention

The foreclosure crisis is one of the nation’s most pressing housing issues, and Illinois continues to have one of the highest rates of foreclosure fillings. The crisis has been particularly hard on immigrants, people of color, and lower-income families who became north suburban homeowners in the last two decades.
More than 14,500 homes were foreclosed in Chicago’s northern suburbs between 2005 and 2013, according to a Open Communities’ analysis of Woodstock Institute foreclosure filings data.

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Landlord & Tenant Advice

Both landlords and tenants have rights and responsibilities toward one another, their neighbors and their homes. Landlords’ and tenants’ rights are protected under state and local laws, which establish requirements about security deposits, heating, property maintenance, entry, and eviction.

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