Each State has its own version of laws relating to residential rentals. The diagram below shows Federal laws are the foundation and take precedence. This lesson covers the State legislation.
This lesson summarizes some key landlord-tenant laws applicable to residential rental units. Landlord-tenant laws are always changing, and may even vary from county to county. You have a responsibility to perform your own research and cautiously apply the laws to your unique situation. If you have a legal question or concern, you should contact a licensed attorney referral service that is operated by the state bar association. This lesson is not intended to be exhaustive or a substitute for qualified legal advice.
Landlord and Tenant legislation – Illinois
LANDLORD AND TENANT
- 765 ILCS 705/ Landlord and Tenant Act.
- 765 ILCS 710/ Security Deposit Return Act.
- 765 ILCS 715/ Security Deposit Interest Act.
- 765 ILCS 720/ Retaliatory Eviction Act.
- 765 ILCS 725/ Property Taxes of Alien Landlords Act.
- 765 ILCS 730/ Rent Concession Act.
- 765 ILCS 735/ Rental Property Utility Service Act.
- 765 ILCS 740/ Tenant Utility Payment Disclosure Act.
- 765 ILCS 742/ Residential Tenants’ Right to Repair Act.
- 765 ILCS 745/ Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act.
- 765 ILCS 750/ Safe Homes Act.