The City of Evanston is committed to promoting non-discrimination and ensuring fair and equal housing opportunities for all Evanston residents. Below are City ordinances related to housing rights:
- Evanston’s Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance
- Evanston's Fair Housing Ordinance - Recently amended and went into effect on July 26, 2014. Landlords are encouraged to review Title 5, Chapter 5 “Fair Housing," which adds gender identity and source of income as protected classes.
Additional information about Fair Housing may be found in the City’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.