Following a lengthy rulemaking process, the Cook County Board adopted a set of rules for the Just Housing Amendment which took effect on December 31, 2019. The Cook County Human Rights Commission has released new Just Housing Amendment resources to help navigate the changes. An FAQ for housing providers and applicants, language for notices to applicants, definitions and an assessment tool have all been made accessible to the public. The documents can be downloaded below:
- FAQ for Housing Providers
- FAQ for Applicants
- Sample Notices
- Process and Individualized Assessment Tool
- Just Housing Amendment Definitions
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