Governor’s Order Extends Illinois Eviction Moratorium to May 29, 2021.
Governor Pritzker has extended the temporary halt on evictions due to continued concerns about Coronavirus. This moratorium prevents Landlords from pursuing evictions against “covered persons.” Covered persons (as defined by the Centers for Disease Control) are tenants who meet one of the following criteria:
Exceptions to Governor Pritzker’s Eviction Moratorium (effective through May 1, 2021):
Governor Pritzker’s Order while extending the moratorium, allowed for some exceptions. A tenant may still be evicted under the order if they meet one of the following criteria:
What this means for landlords?
You may be able to initiate an eviction suit today if the tenant is under one of the above exceptions. Substantial proof is required, however, an eviction may proceed under these circumstances and will follow the Illinois Forcible Entry and Detainer Act.
We understand this is a difficult time for everyone including landlords and property owners. Our Attorneys are here to make this process easier for you. Our experienced Attorneys will handle the eviction case from start to finish allowing you to focus on other areas of your business. We know your assets are important to you and taking time away to appear in court can be very costly to your business.
We pride ourselves in making the eviction process as smooth as possible for you. In most cases, your appearance is not required. There are many pitfalls that may derail a landlord in an eviction case. Let our Attorneys handle every step for you.
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