A recent amendment to the Illinois Eviction Act makes it easier for tenants to seal old eviction cases, but only until the amendment is repealed in August 2022. LCBH needs volunteer attorneys to interview tenants and draft sealing motions during virtual and in-person clinics. LCBH will train volunteers on the new sealing standard, how to draft sealing motions, and practical information for advising tenants how to pursue their motion pro se
Rentervention is a great way that you can help Chicago tenants from the comfort and safety of your home. Rentervention volunteers help clients with letter writing, landlord negotiations, and in some instances litigation.