Rental Property Utility Services Act

Defines rights with regard to landlord paid utilities and common area utilities.

The Rental Property Utility Services Act provides remedies for renters who encounter disruption or shutoff of utility services that are the responsibility of the landlord. The act also forbids landlords from requiring renters to pay utilities for common areas without written agreement.

Authority: 
Illinois State
Citation: 
765 ILCS 735/1 et seq. (2013).