The Just Housing Amendment is now in effect in Cook County, and we want to help people with arrest and conviction records understand their new housing rights.

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Know Your Rights

Download our brochure, designed to help applicants understand their new rights:

English PDF

Spanish PDF

Interested in joining a training or webinar? Visit our get involved page.

The Cook County Commission on Human Rights has created a set of materials to help people understand the Just Housing Amendment. These include FAQs for applicants and housing providers, sample notices, a list of definitions for key terms, and a tool for conducting an individualized assessment. Find the Commission on Human Rights materials here ยป