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- Explanation of the City of Chicago Heights residential rental ordinance - Overview of community policing and city resources available to assist you - Explanation of the Crime Free Lease Addendum with a sample provided - Crime Prevention and Risk Management - CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) overview - Applicant Screening - Active Property Management and working with the police department - An Attorney discussing leases and evictions issues - A workbook and additional valuable handouts and resource information
The Crime Free Lease Addendum was developed by HUD and is used in section 8 leases utilized by housing authorities. Evictions based on this concept were upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2002 (see Oakland Housing Authority v. Rucker and Department of Housing and Urban Development v. Rucker).