Professor Lousin Explains Why Gov. Pritzker Cannot Repeal Rent Control Law

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As published by Hyde Park Herald

Professor Ann M. Lousin spoke to the Hyde Park Herald about why Gov. Pritzker cannot repeal a 1997 Illinois state law that bans rent control and does not allow for rent freezes. Lousin said, “No executive order can repeal a state statute that forbids something. For better or worse, the General Assembly has forbidden local rent control ordinances. No executive order can go against the prohibition.”

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