Supreme Court Eviction Order Extended To Coincide With Governor’s Moratorium

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its order limiting judgements in certain eviction cases to Oct. 3, putting it in line with the governor’s latest executive order. The only thing changed in the Supreme Court order was the date it is set to expire, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 3. It still prevents dispositive […]

Illinois’ Eviction Moratorium Set To Expire Oct. 3

SPRINGFIELD – The state’s moratorium on enforcement of residential evictions will expire on Oct. 3, according to Gov. JB Pritzker’s latest COVID-19 executive order issued Friday. Pritzker had extended the order each month with minor to substantial revisions since March 2020. The extensions have come in 30-day windows, coinciding with his monthly reissuance of a disaster proclamation […]

State Eviction Moratorium Stands Despite U.S. Supreme Court Decision On Federal Order

SPRINGFIELD – While the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a federal eviction moratorium Thursday, a recently-extended state stay on residential eviction enforcement remains in effect at least until Sept. 18. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority in issuing the federal moratorium, and a future extension of the moratorium would […]

Illinois Supreme Court To ‘Triage’ Eviction Cases

SPRINGFIELD – With the state-imposed moratorium on residential evictions set to expire Aug. 1, the Illinois Supreme Court announced a plan Thursday that provides an additional one-month “triage” period for tenants and landlords in certain cases to seek rental assistance. Gov. JB Pritzker first issued an executive order prohibiting residential evictions in March 2020 in […]

Ask The Newsroom: Long-Term Care Facilities, Prisons, Nursing School, Eviction Moratorium

The Illinois Newsroom team is answering questions to help Illinois residents navigate this unprecedented time. Have a question you want answered? Ask here. Below you’ll find answers to questions about COVID-19 vaccines, schools and their response to the pandemic and business and government aid.  Please note: This information is accurate as of March 23, 2021. […]

Ask The Newsroom: Schooling, Businesses, Government Aid

The Illinois Newsroom team is answering questions to help Illinois residents navigate this unprecedented time. Have a question you want answered? Ask here. Below you’ll find answers to questions about schools and their COVID-19 response, business and government aid during the pandemic.  Please note the information is accurate as of February 17, 2021. Schooling Q: […]

News Around Illinois – July 23, 2020

Illinois Reports July’s Highest One-Day Total Of Virus Cases SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — As parts of the nation struggle with a worse coronavirus outbreak than during its high points last spring in other states, Illinois, where officials continue to congratulate residents for keeping the new virus in check, announced Wednesday an increasing number of newly […]