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.
Know Your Rights
Download our brochure, designed to help applicants understand their new rights: PDF
Check back soon for a Spanish version of this brochure and additional educational materials.
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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 »