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Landlord Training Program

The Landlord Training Program is mandatory for all residential rental license holders in Elgin. This is an informative training opportunity that is required by city ordinance 6.37.100: Owner Responsibility to Attend.  

The class is taught by police officers from the Crime- Free Housing Unit. Rental property owners and managers will also benefit from this seminar and are welcome to attend.  An array of topics are discussed, which include:

  • Successful criminal and civil applicant screening
  • Benefits of effective crime-free lease addendums 
  • Recognition of gang and drug activity 
  • Successful civil evictions 
  • Legal issues in rental housing

If you have taken the Crime Free Multi Housing Landlord Class somewhere else or if you’re outside the Chicagoland area, do not sign up.  Please contact a Crime Free Housing Officer.

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In-Person Training Sites, Dates and Times 

Classes are conducted at the following location: 

The Centre, Heritage Ballroom, 1st floor
100 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120

The next training dates are from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm on the following Saturdays:

February 4, 2017
May 6, 2017 **this class will be hosted at Elgin PD in the Training Room

**CLASS FULL** Spanish-speaking class: April 8, 2017, at Elgin Police Department.

Class Registration
To register for the in-person training, click here. To register over the phone call 311 or (847) 931-6001 between 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Forms

Rental Application Form
Five Day Notice
Crime Free Lease Addendum 


Landlord Training Books and Forms
 
Landlord Training Book
Landlord Training - English
Landlord Training - MAC's
City of Elgin Ordinance
City of Elgin Owner's Responsibility 

Contact
Ofc. Snow
Officer Kevin Snow
(847) 289-2682

Ofc. VanMastrigt
Officer Chad VanMastrigt
(847) 289-2641


Ofc. Engelke
Officer Bob Engelke
(847) 289-2672

Police Department Address
151 Douglas Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120

Landlord Training Class Location
The Centre of Elgin
Heritage Ballroom
100 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120