Advocates say the state’s name-change law disproportionately affects trans people. But recent efforts to change the law have hit roadblocks.
Cómo funciona el desalojo en el condado de Cook
¿Enfrenta un desalojo? Esto es lo que necesitas saber sobre cómo navegar los procedimientos.
Did pandemic relief avert an eviction crisis in Chicago? The full picture remains murky.
A court order filed this week will grant Injustice Watch access to previously unavailable eviction data during the pandemic.
Prisons and Jails
The Illinois Department of Corrections misled the public on Legionella outbreak at several prisons
In a press release last month, officials said Legionella had been found in two prisons, but records show it had actually been found at five.
Cook County launches court-based rental assistance program for people facing eviction
A new round of rental assistance for Cook County tenants facing eviction comes as the statewide eviction moratorium is set to end.
Chicago advocates press chief judge on domestic violence court access, treatment of survivors
Survivors of gender-based violence face barriers to court access that have worsened amid the Covid-19 pandemic, advocates and attorneys say. Chief Judge Tim Evans has pledged to enact changes in response to the criticism.