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2022 Legislative Updates

By: Joseph Silverstein In 2021, the Illinois General Assembly did not make any amendments to the Illinois Common Interest Community Association Act and only made one significant change to the Illinois Condominium Property Act (the “Act”).  Effective January 1, 2022,… Continue Reading →

Don’t Let a Burst Pipe Burst Your Bubble

By: Sarah Elizabeth Melendez With Chicago weather at full force, it is inevitable that condominiums, townhome associations and homeowner associations will be confronted with burst pipes and the subsequent damage. As a means of preparation, please review the steps below… Continue Reading →

Tressler Talks – The Dark Side of Community Association Living: Covenant Enforcement, Violations and Fines

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming virtual Tressler Talk: The Darkside of Community Association Living: Covenant Enforcement, Violations and Fines Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:00-2:00pm CT Join Tressler’s experienced attorneys for this complimentary webinar to learn about:… Continue Reading →

The End of the Illinois Eviction Moratorium

As of October 4, 2021, the Illinois Eviction Moratorium has ended. This means that residential tenants can once again be evicted from their units. The ending of the Illinois Eviction Moratorium also means that a “covered person” is no longer protected… Continue Reading →

The Collapse of the Champlain Towers and Hard Lessons Learned – Part II

After the tragic events that occurred in Surfside, Florida, it is important for Associations to understand the responsibility that they have in maintaining the structure of their condominium building. Cosmetic issues are often easy to spot, for example, a sagging ceiling,… Continue Reading →

The Collapse of the Champlain Towers and Hard Lessons Learned – Part I

In the wake of the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, last month, many Condominium Associations are questioning whether deferring maintenance on their property is still a safe option. According to media reports, the estimated cost to… Continue Reading →

The Floodgates Will Open: An End to the Illinois Eviction Moratorium

Gov. JB Pritzker has announced a phase out of the statewide moratorium on evictions to begin August 1, 2021, and to end by August 31, 2021.  This announcement was made in conjunction with the state’s launch of a $1.5 billion… Continue Reading →

Life Hacks, A Series With Kathryn Formeller: New Hacks Available

Check out Kathryn Formeller on The Professionals’ new YouTube channel! She joins forces with impressive women in the workplace to provide quick and helpful professional tips in this popular Life Hack series. Click here to view The Professionals’ YouTube Channel. See the New… Continue Reading →

Keep the Fireworks to the Professionals

It is expected that many Americans will be celebrating the Fourth of July, and quite frankly, we all deserve it after living through a global pandemic for nearly 16 months.  While Independence Day is synonymous with all things American (apple… Continue Reading →

Tressler Talks: Handling Disasters – Building Code Violations, Fires and Leaks

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming virtual Tressler Talk:Handling Disasters – Building Code Violations, Fires and Leaks Tuesday, June 22, 20211:00-2:00pm CT Join Tressler’s experienced attorneys for this complimentary webinar to learn about building code violations and… Continue Reading →

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