Religious freedom recognized by Condominium Property Act PA 094-0729June 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 284Section 18.4 of the Condominium Property Act (765 ILCS 605/1 et seq) has been amended to expand the powers and duties of the boards of managers for condominium associations while also recognizing the right of property owners to exercise their religious beliefs.
Procedures for appealing to PTAB adjustedMay 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 230In order to clarify existing procedures and add a new deadline extension for submitting rebuttal evidence, the Property Tax Appeal Board has amended and added to Part 1910 of Title 86, 86 Ill Adm Code 1910, effective February 15, 2006.
Anti-predatory-lending statute takes effect January 1By Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2005LawPulse, Page 614An amendment to the Real Property Disclosure Act will create a new predatory lending database. But some worry that it could unintentionally penalize good-guy lenders in targeted neighborhoods.
Property Tax Code allows for post-judgment motionsMay 2005Illinois Law Update, Page 232On February 17, 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the appellate court's dismissal of the property owners' appeal and remanded the case to the appellate court.
Sellers subsidize closings via HUD-approved programsBy Helen W. GunnarssonMarch 2005LawPulse, Page 110The Nehemiah and AmeriDream programs allow sellers to pick up closing costs for homebuyers without violating RESPA. But is there a downside to this popular practice?