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Effective June 1, 2021 – New Cook County Residential Tenant And Landlord Ordinance. New rights and obligations for tenants and landlords in Cook County, Illinois.
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Sec. 42-807 - Tenant Obligations

A. The tenant shall:

1. Comply with all obligations imposed upon tenants by provisions of the codes applicable to the dwelling unit;


2. Keep the part of the premises that they occupy and use as safe as the condition of the premises permits;


3. Dispose from their dwelling unit all ashes, rubbish, garbage and other waste in a clean and safe manner;


4. Keep all plumbing fixtures in the dwelling unit or used by the tenant as clean as their condition permits;


5. Use, in a reasonable manner, all electrical, plumbing, sanitary, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and other facilities and appliances, including elevators, in the premises;


6. Not deliberately destroy, deface, damage, impair, or remove any part of the premises or knowingly permit any person to do so;


7. Conduct themselves in a manner that will not disturb their neighbors’ peaceful enjoyment of premises;


8. Unless otherwise agreed, only occupy their dwelling unit as a dwelling unit.


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