Just because you're a renter, doesn't mean you don't have rights.
4:10 PM PDT, September 11, 2012
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It is an all-too-familiar news image: An apartment building smolders in the hours after a major fire. In all likelihood, the residents have lost most of their possessions.
5:40 AM PST, November 15, 2013
You swipe a key fob at an apartment elevator that speeds you to your floor. Your smartphone sends an alert that your package has arrived. Then you head to the fitness center where Internet-connected equipment tracks your workouts.
November 15, 2013
The sentiment toward renters in community associations sways like a pendulum.
November 8, 2013
Red perforated steel panels adorn the walls of the lobby in Optima Chicago Center at 200 E. Illinois St. They make a bold statement about a new luxury apartment building that is ultra-contemporary in feel and design.
October 18, 2013
Renters most often seek help from the Metropolitan Tenants Organization when they have problems with a landlord.
October 18, 2013
Attention, parents of boomerang children: Those young adult children of yours who returned home to the family roost — sometimes to the discomfort of all — appear to be starting to build their own nests.
1:24 PM PDT, October 11, 2013
Sometimes, pizza just isn't enough to entice friends to help you move. After all, they've seen how much you've accumulated over the years.
October 11, 2013
Comfortable work spaces allow tenants to multitask while working online, lounging or meeting with business associates.
Not long ago, apartment business centers were best described as all business. Today, new workspace amenities blur the line between business and leisure.
October 4, 2013
Lots of outdoor space and good schools — two reasons many head to the suburbs — have long attracted young families and young professionals to the Arbors of Brookdale in Naperville.
October 3, 2013
Whether it's a shoe box apartment or a particularly tiny bedroom, designer Libby Langdon has seen it all.
July 5, 2013
Floral motifs embellish the exterior of 13thirteen Randolph Street Lofts, but the art deco building's most distinctive features are the apartments inside.
April 5, 2013
Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles.
March 8, 2013
Away from it all doesn't describe the actual location of Trio Tower, the 100-unit apartment building at 670 W. Wayman St. in Chicago, but it certainly describes its aura.
11:20 AM PST, December 20, 2012
Getting to know the neighbors and making friends in a big apartment building can be tricky and often involves meeting at the elevator or introducing yourself to the folks down the hall.
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