The Chicago, IL landlord tenant law professionals

At Cary G. Schiff & Associates, we place the entirety of our focus on landlord tenant law, with particular concentration on the Chicago, IL area. Below is a brief list of the areas we cover. Should you have questions regarding any of the listed services, please contact our office in Chicago at 312-419-1130.

Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO) applies to residents within the city of Chicago only. Created to protect the rights of renters and landlords, the ordinance serves to clarify landlord tenant law and govern the majority of residential agreements within the city. Our team can help you understand and utilize the RLTO to benefit your case.

Commercial eviction

We can help you with the challenging process of commercial eviction throughout Illinois. Our team will draft an Intent of Eviction notice, study the contract terms and ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible. The challenges involved in commercial eviction can be complicated. Feel confident putting your trust in the experience of Cary G. Schiff & Associates.

Landlord class action representation

If you are facing a class action suit in the Chicagoland area, we are available to assist you. The team at Cary G. Schiff has years of experience with class action litigation and will listen closely to your case, examine the details and prepare a complete defense.

Receivership evictions

We are knowledgeable about the subtleties and precedent cases regarding receivership evictions in the Chicago area. The law regarding receivership evictions is technical and can present its own difficulties if you attempt the eviction by yourself. Trust the experience of our office to determine the best course of action for your particular case.

Residential eviction

When a landlord and tenant’s relationship breaks down, or a tenant refuses to leave a property, this can quickly lead to eviction measures. This is a reality of renting property, one that we hope never happens to you. When it does, however, you need to know that there are laws to protect both you and the tenant. At Cary G. Schiff & Associates, we have thorough knowledge of landlord tenant law and can assist you with all residential eviction complications.

Subsidized landlord housing representation

Should you find yourself in a situation requiring representation for issues regarding subsidized housing, do not hesitate to contact us immediately. We have extensive experience and awareness of the nuances in government law on both local and federal levels. Our team will work with you to navigate the system in order to preserve your rights as a landlord.

Commercial and residential landlord law

The professionals at Cary G. Schiff & Associates focus on all aspects of landlord and occupancy related issues. We work hard to fairly represent landlords in the Chicagoland area who contact us and are prepared to handle holdover proceedings when tenants have not vacated premises at the termination of a lease. This can include non-primary residency holdovers, succession rights holdovers and illegal sublets, breaches of lease, nuisance holdovers, and owner occupancy holdover proceedings.

For more information about our areas of practice, please contact us in Chicago at 312-419-1130 or complete the form found on our contact page.