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Judge won't force condo association to allow woman to rent condo as 'reasonable accommodation'

By Scott Holland | Nov 8, 2016

A 94-year-old Oak Park woman could not get a federal judge on her side in a dispute with her condo association, who she says owes her the right, under federal law, to rent her condo while she undergoes medical treatments, despite association rules.

Chicago condo associations back Airbnb rules, but don't leave enforcement to City Hall

By Jamie Kelly | May 18, 2016

Condominium associations are generally favorably disposed toward regulations, like those being proposed in Chicago, that would require condo owners renting their units through online "sharing" services like Airbnb to register with the city or pay a licensing fee - even though most associations already prohibit such rentals, said a Chicago condo association attorney.

Oak Park woman says disability accommodation laws require association to let her rent her condo

By Scott Holland | Jan 19, 2016

A 94-year-old Oak Park woman has asked a federal judge to order the association that manages her condominium building to allow her to rent her condo temporarily to allow her to use the rental income to offset her medical expenses, saying association rules forbidding her from renting the condo until it has been listed for sale for a year stands as a violation of her rights to a “reasonable accommodation” under federal fair housing and disability laws.

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