Cheated by a Landlord over a Security Deposit?
Posted on May 12th, 2014 by Joe Pioletti
When it comes to security deposits many landlords simply don’t get it. They consider it their own money as soon as they receive it at the beginning of a lease. They think that security deposit money is theirs to use on regular everyday upkeep of the unit. It’s not, that’s what rent money is for. […]
How-to Get Your Security Deposit Back
Posted on November 25th, 2013 by Joe Pioletti
Illinois Security Deposit Recovery What are my Security Deposit Rights in Illinois? The problem of landlords wrongfully keeping a tenant’s security deposit is a huge deal in Illinois. Landlords are allowed by law to deduct the costs of repair and back-owed rent from a security deposit. However, many landlords think of a tenant’s security deposit […]