Blog: New Chicago Ordinance – Short Term and Vacation Lease Violations

New Chicago Ordinance – Short Term and Vacation Lease Violations

NEW CHICAGO ORDINANCE DETERS OWNERS FROM ENTERING INTO SHORT-TERM AND VACATION LEASES IN VIOLATION OF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION GOVERNING DOCUMENTS Many, if not most, community association declarations prohibit owners from leasing […]

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Statutory Changes to Board Executive Sessions Taking Effect in 2017

Public Act 099-0567 was signed into law by Governor Rauner on July 15, 2016.  This Public Act made a few significant changes to both the Illinois Condominium Property Act (765 ILCS 605/1 et. seq. and herein referred to as the “Condo Act”) and […]

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NEW LAWS PASSED JULY 15, 2016 AFFECTING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

On July 15, 2016 Governor Rauner signed two important pieces of legislation for the community association industry. CLOSED PORTIONS OF MEETINGS/EXECUTIVE SESSIONS     P.A. 099-0567 Section 18(a)(9) of the […]

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STOBE: Leasing Restrictions Going Forward

  LEASING RESTRICTIONS AFTER STOBE v. 842-848 WEST BRADLEY PLACE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION Recently, on February 3, 2016, the Illinois First District Appellate Court, Third Division, issued a ruling in the case of Stobe v. […]

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Reviewing Delinquencies

IT’S NEVER A BAD TIME TO REVIEW YOUR DELINQUENCIES With the budgeting and annual meeting season in the rear-view mirror and with the opening of pool season still a couple of months away, now is the time to review your […]

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Clarification on Six Months Rule

APPELLATE COURT PROVIDES SOME CLARITY ON SIX MONTHS RULE Under Section 9(g)(4) of the Illinois Condominium Property Act, a foreclosure purchaser, other than a mortgagee, or a third-party who purchases a foreclosed unit from a […]

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Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Appellate Court Ruling in 1010 Lake Shore vs. Deutsch Bank

On December 3rd, the Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion confirming the holding of the First District Appellate Court in the case of 1010 Lake Shore Association vs. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company. If you are reading this article, you […]

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Before You Proudly Fly Your Flag…Does Your Association Have Any Restrictions

DISPLAY OF AMERICAN FLAG and MILITARY FLAG BY OWNERS An issue that comes up every now and again in associations is the display of flags by owners. Some association declarations contain complete prohibitions on the display of any […]

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Homeowner Bankruptcy… Don’t Wait to file that Proof of Claim

SECURED OR UNSECURED, NO LONGER A QUESTION: ASSOCIATIONS MUST FILE PROOF OF CLAIM BY THE DEADLINE IN ORDER TO BE INCLUDED IN CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY PLANS A recent federal court decision highlights the importance of an […]

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Satellite Dish and Television Antennas in Associations

THE DISH ON SATELLITE DISHES AND TELEVISION ANTENNAS IN ASSOCIATIONS A frequent topic that arises in all types of associations is the placement of satellite dishes and television (“TV”) antennas by owners. Many associations […]

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