Aurora, IL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois

Q: Can a landlord add additional terms/rules to a lease after it has been signed?

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Elfreda Dockery
Elfreda Dockery
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  • South Holland, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: a signed contract, and that is what a lease is, is an agreement between two parties. if one party to the lease makes unilateral changes that have not been agreed by the other party, then those changes are not a part of the agreement the parties have. they other party's agreement is manifested by their signature to the new contract or initials to any written additions.

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