NBOA MEDIA HITS
The following media hits reflect stories where our efforts led to the story, or resulted in NBOA’s inclusion in the story.

 

August 2021

The Center Square , August 27, 2021. After Supreme Court eviction decision, Illinois landlords speak out
www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/after-supreme-court-eviction-decision-illinois-landlords-speak-out/article_e821de0c-076b-11ec-98fc-57ea37bb952e.html
Glasser warned of a pending debt tsunami once the moratorium is lifted.

Hyde Park Herald, August 27, 2021. State eviction moratorium amended, extended til Sept. 18
www.hpherald.com/news/local/state-eviction-moratorium-amended-extended-til-sept-18/article_f1c4b08e-074c-11ec-95d8-db4181f78997.html
“Just because we can evict doesn’t mean we want to,” said Michael Glasser, president of the NBOA.

Chicago Sun-Times, August 27, 2021. Pritzker extends Illinois’ eviction moratorium after U.S. Supreme Court nixes federal version
chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2021/8/27/22645108/eviction-moratorium-supreme-court-ruling-illinois-tenants-landlords-pritzker-housing-extension
Glasser said eviction “is a tool that can help us bring the parties to the table — and we need that tool.”

Daily Herald, August 27, 2021. State eviction moratorium stands despite U.S. Supreme Court decision
www.dailyherald.com/news/20210827/state-eviction-moratorium-stands-despite-us-supreme-court-decision–
“Often, invoking the eviction process brings a tenant to the table, resulting in productive negotiations.”

Chicago Tribune, August 27, 2021. CDC ban, state eviction moratorium: What’s next for Illinois renters?
www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-cb-illinois-eviction-moratorium-what-you-need-to-know-20210827-7zntjj3ta5ezdddsgvyt7ckria-story.html
In the meantime, landlords waiting for assistance were making fewer improvements and repairs to buildings, according to the Neighborhood Building Owners Alliance.

NTD News (national on-line video newscast), August 4, 2021. On-air interview regarding evictions and rental delinquencies (story begins at 10:26)
mb.ntd.com/ntd-business-full-broadcast-aug-4-2_654253.html

Chicago Tonight, August 4, 2021, On-air interview about rental assistance and moratorium ending
news.wttw.com/2021/08/04/explainer-will-new-cdc-moratorium-keep-tenants-housed

Center Square, August 4, 2021, Story on rental assistance and moratorium ending
www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/landlord-association-pushes-for-rental-assistance-amid-changing-eviction-rules/article_b10f4d36-f556-11eb-87a9-dbced3051b27.html

Chicago Sun-Times, August 2, 2021, Editorial on rental assistance
chicago.suntimes.com/2021/8/3/22607735/rental-relief-tenants-landlords-evictions-editorial

CBS 2 Chicago, August 2, 2021, Story on rental assistance and moratorium ending
chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/02/eviction-moratorium-chicago-rental-assistance-limbo/

Crain’s Chicago Business, August 2, 2021, Story on moratorium ending
www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/officials-push-avoid-tsunami-evictions

WGN, August 2, 2021, Story on moratorium ending
wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/evictions-expected-to-spike-as-federal-moratorium-ends/

July 2021

Chicago Tribune, July 30, 2021, Opinion column on ending the moratorium
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-column-covid-19-eviction-moratorium-chapman-20210730-4rmnnaboyfcqtatzd4p372vzku-story.html

WBEZ, July 26, 2021, Story on moratorium ending
www.wbez.org/stories/as-the-phase-out-of-illinois-eviction-moratorium-nears-some-remain-on-edge/ffa0cf45-c362-43a1-b5aa-86a7d5534506

WTTW, July 24, 2021, Story on moratorium ending
news.wttw.com/2021/07/24/eviction-ban-ends-housing-organizations-say-assistance-programs-will-be-key

WTTW, July 18, 2021, Story on moratorium ending
news.wttw.com/2021/07/14/illinois-ban-evictions-end-aug-31-pritzker-says

Center Square, July 4, 2021, Story on NBOA proposal for moratorium
www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/housing-group-says-landlords-have-lost-1-billion-during-pandemic/article_08a4a26a-da97-11eb-a504-f3e9b03ac08a.html

Chicago Reporter, July 1, 2021, Story on the plight of housing providers
www.chicagoreporter.com/rent-moratorium-creates-anxiety-on-both-sides/

June 2021

ABC 7, June 30, 2021, Story on resuming evictions
abc7chicago.com/home/illinois-evictions-resume-amid-housing-shortage/10848585/

WTTW, June 21, 2021, Article on status of rental assistance programs
news.wttw.com/2021/06/21/demand-rental-assistance-chicago-outstrips-available-funds-end-eviction-ban-looms

Capitol Fax, June 14, 2021, Feature post on eviction moratorium
capitolfax.com/2021/06/14/the-other-side-of-the-eviction-moratorium-3/

Chicago Tribune, June 14, 2021, Article on ADUs
www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-rockton-big-fire-industrial-chemtool-20210614-dq7nazur3beshboydz36fv7qgy-story.html

May 2021

WBEZ, May 27, 2021, Story on rental assistance
www.wbez.org/stories/a-statewide-billion-dollar-relief-package-has-eased-some-fears-of-mass-evictions-in-cook-county/d2fba835-ce77-4c8b-8d52-0de7f70ef543

WGN, May 26, 2021, Story on squatters
wgnradio.com/chicagos-afternoon-news/illinois-eviction-moratorium-unwittingly-protects-squatters/

CBS 2, May 26, 2021, Story on eviction moratorium phase-out
chicago.cbslocal.com/video/5623187-landlord-advocates-offer-ideas-for-phasing-out-illinois-eviction-moratorium-lets-start-with-those-pre-covid-situations/

CBS 2, May 20, 2021, Story on squatters
chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/05/20/south-side-squatters-83rd-wentworth-eviction-moratorium/

WTTW On-Line News, May 17, 2021, Story on rental assistance
news.wttw.com/2021/05/17/state-officials-launch-new-rental-assistance-program-offering-grants-25k

Capitol Fax Blog, May 17, 2021, Post on rental assistance and eviction moratorium phasing out
capitolfax.com/2021/05/17/pritzker-says-eviction-moratorium-to-be-phased-out-in-august-as-rent-relief-program-announced/

CBS 2, May 17, 2021, Story on rental assistance and challenges facing housing providers
chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/05/17/illinois-rental-payment-program-will-give-landlords-money-to-make-up-for-lost-rent-but-will-it-work-for-everyone/

Center Square, May 15, 2021, Story on DePaul Study and Impact of COVID on Housing
www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/study-shows-smaller-housing-opportunities-disappearing-in-illinois/article_9945d732-b4ed-11eb-a0a9-fbd195654495.html

Chicago Tribune, May 13, 2021, Story on DePaul Study
www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-prem-biz-two-three-flat-chicago-disappear-20210513-cegebvm72veolmvu6ycv6fwvve-story.html

WGN TV, May 5, 2021, Story on eviction moratorium and total unpaid rent
wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/chicago-landlords-struggling-as-federal-judge-lifts-national-evictions-ban/

ABC 7, May 1, 2021, Segment on eviction moratorium and total unpaid rent
abc7chicago.com/finance/eviction-moratorium-extended-amid-illinois-covid-pandemic/10566087/

April 2021

ABC 7, April 30, 2021, Interview on eviction moratorium and total unpaid rent
abc7chicago.com/finance/eviction-moratorium-extended-amid-illinois-covid-pandemic/10566087/

WBBM, April 26, 2021, Interview with NBOA about renters taking advantage of the eviction moratorium
www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/landlords-ask-gov-pritzker-for-relief

Chicago Sun-Times, April 26, 2021, Column on renters taking advantage of the eviction moratorium
chicago.suntimes.com/2021/4/26/22399556/coronavirus-landlords-buildings-owners-eviction-ban-rent-scofflaws-squatters-covid-19

WTTW, April 25, 2021, on-air debate on rent control
news.wttw.com/2021/04/24/state-lawmakers-consider-letting-local-voters-decide-rent-control

March 2021

WBEZ, March 31, 2021, Analysis on the State of Housing and Possible Evictions
www.wbez.org/stories/a-look-at-chicagos-rental-housing-crisis/9c348798-c187-4ff5-99b1-da3eaa4f32c4

Chicago Sun-Times, March 25, 2021, Story on Rent Control
chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2021/3/24/22349107/illinois-house-bill-rent-control-tenants-landlords-housing-affordable-preemption

Capitol Fax Blog, March 24, 2021, Discussion of Rent Control
capitolfax.com/2021/03/24/rent-control-preemption-bill-praised-criticized/

WBEZ, March 19, 2021, Story about housing provider whose lost everything
www.wbez.org/stories/my-pandemic-year-i-am-drained-emotionally/c16e9ba0-70c8-44b5-a71e-4c532864895f

CBS News, March 5, 2021, Story on Eviction Moratorium Extension and NBOA Survey
chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/03/05/illinois-eviction-moratorium-extended-governor-jb-pritzker/

January 2021

The Daily Line, January 26, 2021, Article on RTLO
thedailyline.net/chicago/01/26/2021/cook-county-tenant-protection-ordinance-primed-for-vote-after-fresh-round-of-tweaks/

Crains Chicago Business, January 25, 2021, Article on RTLO
www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/landlords-push-back-against-cook-county-renter-protection-proposal

Crains Chicago Business, January 7, 2021, NBOA op ed on housing providers need relief
www.chicagobusiness.com/opinion/neighborhood-housing-providers-need-relief

The Center Square, January 4, 2021, Article on renters behind in rent
www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/renters-behind-on-payments-to-get-federal-assistance/article_d6a5b6f0-4eb4-11eb-90b1-3b0006dc5530.html

 

December 2020

The Daily Line, December 14, 2020, Guest Commentary by NBOA Board member on RTLO
thedailyline.net/chicago/12/14/2020/rushed-passage-of-county-rental-law-threatens-neighborhood-housing/

Daily Herald, December 14, 2020, Letter to the Editor by NBOA Board member on RTLO
www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20201214/landlord-tenant-plan-needs-revisions

Daily Herald, December 14, 2020, Article on RTLO
www.dailyherald.com/news/20201214/cook-county-commissioners-propose-rules-to-protect-suburban-renters

Chicago Tribune, December 13, 2020, Letter to the Editor by NBOA Board member on Biden housing agenda story response (last story)
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/letters/ct-letters-vp-121220-20201211-blqvhujijvfz5juthhdg5sygr4-story.html

Chicago Tribune, December 10, 2020, Article on RTLO
www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-cook-county-board-residential-tenant-landlord-ordinance-suburban-20201210-wst53flaprguvikr2jk7thjc24-story.html

Chicago Sun-Times, December 4, 2020, Letter to the Editor by NBOA Board member on RLTO
chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/4/22096347/residential-tenant-landlord-ordinance-rtlo-landlords-evictions-chicago

 

November 2020

NBOA Board Member’s Sun Times Letter to the Editor (second story down)
chicago.suntimes.com/2020/11/25/21600690/thanksgiving-day-covid-19-social-isolation-stay-home

The Daily Line Cook County RTLO
thedailyline.net/chicago/11/23/2020/cook-county-tenant-protection-ordinance-crawls-toward-vote-amid-overwhelming-landlord-pushback/

Chicago Tribune Editorial for Moratorium Modification
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-eviction-moratorium-landlords-tenants-20201109-63psz5h5hvazfckdp5brtipn2y-story.html

WBEZ Story on Tenant Unions
www.wbez.org/stories/as-the-pandemic-rages-on-chicago-renters-are-organizing-for-support-and-protection/1ce195d9-10c7-4fba-a998-3c843006b1cb

WBEZ News Segment
Link not available


October 2020

Sun Times Coverage of Eviction Moratorium Extension
chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/10/16/21520020/pritzker-extend-eviction-moratorium-covid-19-coronavirus-homeless-dart

Capitol Fax Question of the Day
capitolfax.com/2020/10/15/question-of-the-day-3156/

CBS Follow Up on Homeless Landlord
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/10/13/homeless-landlord-gets-her-home-back/

Chicago Tribune Op Ed
www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-eviction-moratorium-coronavirus-pritzker-20201009-acrnrbasfrcdbbeqz476yuqsqq-story.html


September 2020

Capitol Fax Coverage of Eviction Moratorium
capitolfax.com/2020/09/17/the-other-side-of-the-eviction-moratorium/

Extended CBS Story on Housing Providers who are Homeless
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/16/a-state-order-to-prevent-homelessness-is-causing-it-for-some/

WBEZ Coverage of Moratorium Impact on Smaller Landlords
www.npr.org/2020/09/05/909968990/how-landlords-are-affected-by-covid-19-eviction-moratoriums

Chicago Tribune Eviction Deep Dive
www.chicagotribune.com/real-estate/ct-re-pandemic-eviction-cases-0908-20200911-ngt3tlfehjej3hwly64z4jrgyu-story.html

Chicago Magazine
www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/October-2020/Chicagos-Eviction-Crisis/

NPR Weekend Edition story on Katrina
www.npr.org/2020/09/05/909968990/how-landlords-are-affected-by-covid-19-eviction-moratoriums

Block Club about McFaddens
blockclubchicago.org/2020/09/04/albany-park-landlord-trying-to-evict-immigrant-families-from-building-during-the-pandemic/

ABC-7 story on Katrina
abc7chicago.com/politics/chicago-landlords-still-worried-after-cdc-issues-eviction-moratorium/6403044/

TIME story on Katrina
time.com/5885753/trump-eviction-moratorium/

CBS-2 story on Katrina
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/02/cdc-rules-regarding-covid-19-may-postpone-evictions/

Forbes story on human story of eviction bans
www.forbes.com/sites/rogervaldez/2020/10/05/the-real-human-toll-of-covid-19-eviction-bans/#10f2999e10f2


August 2020.

Capitol Fax Blog about Eviction Moratorium
capitolfax.com/2020/08/20/pritzker-will-extend-eviction-moratorium/

Sun-Times on Eviction Moratorium
chicago.suntimes.com/metro-state/2020/8/20/21377962/evictions-moratorium-extended-gov-jb-pritzker

ABC-7 on Lift the Ban Demands
abc7chicago.com/politics/pritzker-extends-evictions-moratorium-demands-to-lift-rent-control-ban-continue/6380874/

Daily Line Op Ed
thedailyline.net/chicago/08/18/2020/chicagos-housing-situation-is-fragile/

Crain’s Article on Fair Notice
www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/landlord-group-opposes-lengthening-renters-nonrenewal-notices

CBS-2 story on Bernardina
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/08/04/chicago-landlord-upset-over-tenants-refusal-to-pay-rent-or-leave-says-theyre-taking-advantage-of-pandemic-moratoriums/

Crain’s Article on Developers Pushing Back
www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/anti-gentrification-push-unnerves-developers

WVON She Flips, He Flips Interivew
nboachicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/She-Flips-He-Flips-9-5-20.mp3

WGN Interview on Eviction Moratorium Unintended Consequences
nboachicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/4637-N-Racine-Ave.m4a


July 2020 & Earlier.

CBS-2 story on Fair Notice
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/07/14/aldermen-back-ordinance-requiring-landlords-to-give-tenants-more-notice-before-ending-leases/

CBS-2 story on Fair Notice
chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/07/20/just-cause-for-evictions-ordinance-gets-new-life-at-city-hall-will-get-public-hearing-but-fate-unclear/

Crain’s Op Ed on State of Housing
www.chicagobusiness.com/opinion/rent-strike-would-make-bad-situation-worse

Sun-Times Editorial on Rent Strikes
chicago.suntimes.com/2020/4/24/21230074/coronavirus-rent-strike-landlords-tenants-housing-department-stimulus-editorials

ABC-7 story on Lift the Ban Demands
abc7chicago.com/chicago-rent-coronavirus-pandemic-apartments/6286316/

Lawndale News story on Solidarity Pledge
www.lawndalenews.com/2020/04/city-announces-housing-solidarity-pledge/

Capitol Fax Blog on Eviction Moratorium
capitolfax.com/2020/06/25/landlords-file-suit-against-pritzker-to-allow-resumption-of-evictions/

NBC-5 story on Eviction Moratorium and Solidarity Pledge (brief mention)
www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-coronavirus-updates-stay-at-home-enforcement-meat-processing/2263627/

WBBM Radio story on Solidarity Pledge
wbbm780.radio.com/articles/lightfoot-introduces-ordinance-to-provide-tenant-protections