Thousands of tenants across the state are at risk of losing their homes after Illinois lifts its eviction ban Aug. 1. In preparation for a wave of eviction filings that will flood the courts with as many as 33,000 cases, the Illinois Supreme Court ordered a monthlong “triage” period. Until Sept. 1, judges will refer tenants and landlords to eviction prevention programs, and no judgments will be made against tenants previously protected by the moratorium.CLICK HERE TO READ STORY ON INJUSTICE WATCH WITH QUOTES FROM IEJF
Illinois’ eviction ban ends in August. Here’s what happens next for tenants with unpaid rent.
Injustice Watch - July 30th, 2021