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  • Chicago-area rents rise while occupancy stays steady

    Chicago-area rents rise while occupancy stays steady
    Higher rents in the Chicago area and a boom in apartment-building construction didn’t dent occupancy rates during the third quarter. The average monthly rent, after move-in specials, for an apartment in the Chicago area during the three months...
  • Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria

    Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria
    The Ebola virus that infected Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who fell ill in Texas, has sickened at least six others in the sandy neighborhood near the Liberian capital where he lived in a rented room with a plain wooden door. A chain of confusion...
  • Sharpe's Apartment Lease In Charter Group's Building Raises More Questions

    Sharpe's Apartment Lease In Charter Group's Building Raises More Questions
    Ex-charter school boss Michael Sharpe's lease with his former employer has raised new questions about how much he has been paying to live in an Asylum Hill apartment owned by the government-subsidized Jumoke Academy charter group. Sharpe, who until late...
  • Woman accused of stealing $17,000 in West Loop apartment scam

    Woman accused of stealing $17,000 in West Loop apartment scam
    Police have arrested the woman accused of stealing more than $17,000 in a West Loop apartment rental scam last year, according to authorities. Sarah Michelle Sobieski, 42, of Arlington Heights, allegedly listed a foreclosed condo in the 1200 block of...
  • What is difference between security deposit and holding deposit?

    Question: After months of looking for an apartment close to my place of employment, I found a great place. I signed a month-to-month rental agreement and paid my first month's rent as well as what I thought was a security deposit. The manager promised...
  • Lincolnwood to consider allowing stacked rental units on Devon

    Developers are eyeing a business district along Devon Avenue as a potential spot for rental-style apartments, but some Lincolnwood trustees say rented housing doesn’t fit in with the village’s family-oriented image. Before developers could...
  • Building owner charged in 2012 fatal Logan Square fire

    Building owner charged in 2012 fatal Logan Square fire
    Noe Martinez called out to his 43-year-old brother, asleep on a mattress on the floor, as smoke filled the attic apartment of a Logan Square two-flat that had been illegally converted into nine rental units. Four months earlier, a Cook County judge...
  • Playful Padua

    Playful Padua
    I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy. Nicknamed "The...
  • Rents in Southern California will climb faster in next two years, study says

    Rents in Southern California will climb faster in next two years, study says
    Renters, get ready to pay a little more. The cost of the average apartment in the Southland is projected to grow more than 8% over the next two years, according to a report out Tuesday. A new study from USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate projects...
  • Why pay a mortgage when you can get away with a bootleg apartment?

    Why pay a mortgage when you can get away with a bootleg apartment?
    Every year in Los Angeles, the city's housing department finds 600 to 700 bootleg apartments created by enterprising property owners who have not bothered to obtain permits. According to a Times article by Emily Alpert Reyes, this activity has brought...
  • Southern California rents to keep climbing over the next two years

    Southern California rents to keep climbing over the next two years
    Renters, get ready to pay more to live in the Southland. The average cost of an apartment in the region is projected to grow more than 8% over the next two years, according to a new report out Tuesday, making one of the nation's least affordable...