Property Management Forum

Security Deposits & Interest Rates

The 2024 interest rates are available to download on the Forms & Contracts page. For additional information about what’s new in this year’s forms, please visit our blog post here.


About the Property Management Forum

The purpose of the Property Management Forum is to provide an open setting for speakers, member involvement and information sharing related to property management and leasing matters.


Visit our REALTORS® Real Estate School’s upcoming courses under the education tab. RRES offers a variety of designations, certifications, hot topics and continuing education, all of which include property management-related classes.


REALTOR® Support Helps Pass Affordable Housing & Homeownership Bond Program

On Friday, April 26, Chicago City Council approved a bond measure to help fund affordable housing and economic development programs for the next five years. A total of $1.25 billion […]

Input Needed: Chicago Housing & Economic Development Bond Program

Chicago Housing and Economic Development Bond Program The City of Chicago is proposing a major change to financing housing and economic development programs, and REALTORS® have been asked to weigh […]

Real Estate Transfer Tax Increase Likely Defeated

While we still need to wait to see the results from the primary election mail-in ballots, the real estate transfer tax referendum is on track to be defeated. We agree with […]

Judge Rules Against Proposed Transfer Tax Increase Referendum Language

On Friday, February 23, a Circuit Court judge ruled in favor of a lawsuit that requested the Bring Chicago Home transfer tax increase question to be removed from the primary […]

Real Estate Transfer Tax Resolution Introduced in City Council

Yesterday, a proposed resolution to the real estate transfer tax was introduced to City Council that would raise the real estate transfer tax on properties over $1 million. In October, […]

New Property Tax Reform Law Decreases Interest on Late Taxes

On Friday, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law historic reforms to fix long-standing racial inequities and abuses in the state’s property tax system spotlighted in two studies issued last […]

What We Learned at Our 2023 Mayoral Candidate Forum

Earlier this January, the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and Illinois REALTORS® invited each candidate to complete a questionnaire to better understand their positions on the following real estate hot topics: […]

Tell Your Alderperson to Stop Automatic Property Tax Increases

Currently, property taxes in the city of Chicago are tied to inflation rates, which means you’ve likely seen an increase in your taxes in your most recent bill. By supporting […]